Harbour Masters team
Senior Harbour Master
Has overall management of the Harbour Masters team. Cathryn leads on Port Security and Resilience and emergency management and is Chair of the Thames Port Security Authority and Thames Resilience Panel.
The Marine Manager works with the Harbour Masters team to oversee and manage business growth to meet targets from the Thames Vision. This role coordinates projects and development across the business to ensure all statutory provisions and operational requirements of the Port Authority are maintained.
The Harbour Masters provide the lead on external relations and liaison with other organisations, river works licensing, and support the Senior Harbour Master with emergency management, port security and new business and infrastructure projects.
Deputy Harbour Masters
The Deputy Harbour Masters are responsible for event management, including major events like the Boat Race and Great River Race, filming licences, LKE examinations, temporary river works licences including bridge inspections and minor bridge works, navigation risk assessments and passage planning, incident investigations and enforcement. They manage the harbour service middle and lower launches and the pilot cutter.
Assistant Harbour Masters
The Assistant Harbour Masters provide the lead on recreational activities on the river. They have responsibility for incident investigations involving recreational vessels, management of the upper harbour service, and support the deputies with river works licensing, and management of events.
Team Support Officers
Sandra provides support to the functions and activities of Senior Harbour Master’s Team. She administers and maintains PEC applications and renewals and the Port Service Provider ID cards system and is responsible for the provision of the PLA Local Knowledge Endorsement certificates.
Charlotte provides day to day administrative support to the Harbour Master’s Team, which includes the harbour launch and pilot cutter crews.