Senior Management Team

Meet our Senior Management Team:

Andy Jones, Chief Executive, Port of Milford Haven

Andy Jones, Chief Executive and Executive Director

Andy is charged with advancing the Group’s strategy and capability at a key time. Working closely with the rest of the Board and the executive and operational teams, Andy has been focusing on the culture within the Group while ensuring that the flagship projects are delivered. Andy is passionate about having a key focus on the resilience of core business services and developing the right conditions for future growth.

Jonathan Chitty, Chief Financial Officer, Port of Milford Haven

Jonathan Chitty, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director

Jonathan joined as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director in May. His experience across multi-sectors and in various aspects of financial management and strategy will ensure the business and the Board are appropriately advised on all financial matters as well as commercial and operational insights as we maintain core services and explore new ventures.

Vidette Swales, HR Director, Port of Milford Haven

Vidette Swales, HR Director

Vidette’s clear focus is on developing our most important asset, our people. Her career has encompassed both the public and private sectors and she is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She was instrumental in retaining the Investors in People award in 2018 and will continue to work closely with the Board and the business to ensure our employees are equipped to deliver our long-term strategic goals.

Mike Ryan, Harbourmaster and Marine Director

Mike Ryan, Harbourmaster and Marine Director

Responsible for the safe use of the Waterway by all users, Mike works with the Board and the operational business units to ensure our marine operations work effectively, and that we maintain the level of service our customers expect from us. Gained during a long Naval career, Mike brings extensive experience in managing complex operational situations. His focus is on delivering strategic and operational goals, and on maximising efficiencies and best practice in a safe working environment.

Natalie Britton, Operations Director, Port of Milford Haven

Natalie Britton, Operations Director

Natalie focuses on maintaining operational excellence across our Port Services businesses with additional responsibility for safety and environmental commitments across the Port. A qualified Chemical Engineer, Natalie brings a wealth of experience from the chemical, energy and marine sectors, and has significant operational experience with some of the Port’s major Waterway stakeholders.

Steve Edwards, Commercial Director, Port of Milford Haven

Steve Edwards, Commercial Director

Steve is focused on exploring opportunities for growing the business and working closely with our existing customers and stakeholders. He has a depth of experience in delivering customer and stakeholder benefits and can help ensure developments work within the Group’s core values. His passion for energy development is a key advantage as we move into the delivery phase of Pembroke Dock Marine and explore the potential opportunities it will unlock.

Matt Jones, Project Director


Matt Jones, Project Director

With a wealth of experience in delivering complex organisational projects at both operational and strategic levels, Matt is leading on the delivery of the Port’s ambitious project portfolio. His aim is to ensure that current and future project activity complements long-term aims and continues to enhance operational activities and create commercial opportunities by managing change effectively.