Steve Crosland has joined the board of the Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major ports in North East England as a Non-executive Director.

With 20 years of experience specialising in leading human resource practices, Mr Crosland is a graduate of Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Previously Director of Human Resources with NetJets Europe, Group Personnel Director for Northern Electric and bringing experience of leading large UK, European and US based companies in organisational development; Mr Crosland brings a wealth of expertise to the Port of Tyne.

Hilary Florek, Port of Tyne Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Steve to the Board.  He brings a diverse range of experience which will help us to drive ahead with our growth plans and continue to add value for our stakeholders.”

Steve Crosland said: “The Port of Tyne has a strong reputation for investing in the business and its people and I am looking forward to working with the team.”