Andrew Francis
Director - DP World Institute
Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in a range of technical, operational and training positions in shipping, port and logistics businesses. A qualified marine engineer and MBA graduate, he was appointed Director of the DP World Institute in 2011, having previously being responsible for the delivery of operational training programmes. Committed to lifelong learning, and passionate about developing others in the business, Andrew is proud to be part of the move to offer expert solutions to the wider maritime industry. He has managed container terminals in the UK ports of Bristol and Liverpool, and also worked for an International Port Consultancy business. Before joining DP World, Andrew held a General Management position for P&O Ferries, a Dubai World business operating freight and passenger service.