Debra will be focused on marketing and consumer relations within the Port, bringing extensive experience in commercial operations, e-commerce, innovation and leadership. As the former Managing Director of Confused.com, Debra is well placed to guide the business as we continue to develop new ventures in the consumer arena. With the Port’s focus on championing innovation, Debra, who was Welsh Woman of the Year for Innovation in 2006, is ideally positioned to advise. She was also recognised as one of the UK’s top 200 business women by the Queen in February 2007.
Debra Williams joined the Port of Milford Haven Board on 1st March 2018.
Debra has wide commercial experience incorporating leadership, e-commerce and mentoring, having held executive and non-executive positions at national companies including the Admiral Group, Confused.com, Tesco Bank, Swansea University and Ospreys Rugby. She currently holds board level positions at Careers Wales, Principality Building Society, COOP Insurance the The Local Boundary and Democracy Commission of Wales. Debra is also a trustee for The Alacrity Foundation and Victim Support Wales alongside her as Business Ambassador for Ty Hafan.
Debra has collected a number of awards throughout her career including Welsh Woman of the Year (Innovation), Life Time Achievement and was recognised as one of the UK’s top 200 businesswomen by Her Majesty The Queen in 2007 and was awarded an honorary Doctorate from Swansea University in 2015.