Vidette Swales
Vidette Swales, Human Resources Director, Port of Milford Haven
Vidette Swales
Human Resources Director

Vidette Swales

HR Director

Vidette’s clear focus is on developing our most important asset, our people. Her career has encompassed both public and private sector 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.


Vidette was appointed as Human Resources Director in January 2011. She joined the Port in 2001 to provide a generalist HR service. During her time in this role, Vidette was instrumental in helping the Port achieve recognition as an Investors in People organisation and continues to ensure this standard is retained.

Vidette is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Her career started in the private sector in HR/recruitment roles before moving to work as Personnel Officer for Pembrokeshire County Council for five years before joining the Port.

Vidette is a Trustee for the Port's pension schemes and an executive committee member of the Association of Participating Bodies of the PNPF (Pilots’ National Pension Fund). She is also a panel member for the Danny Fellows Training Trust and a member of the Pembrokeshire College Advisory Forum.