- Gavin Roser
Ambassador at Large, European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum (F&L)
An experienced chair, Gavin brings over 45 years of commercial experience within the shipping industry. He also holds a role as Ambassador at Large of the European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum (F&L), a Brussels based think tank that brings together major shippers and transport providers from 17 countries to look at best practice across the global supply chain. He is Managing Director of Pantrak Transportation Limited – a project management & consultancy firm dealing with all aspects marine transport, rail and road freight on a Pan European basis. Past Chairman & Co Founder of the Coastlink Shipping Network and a Director of TruckTrain Knowhow Ltd, a joint venture developing new rail solutions for the carriage of freight. Partner with nine European Universities in the Northern Maritime University a 3 year European Interreg 1VB programme. Previous Board appointments with the Denholm Shipping Group of Companies & Chairman of a joint venture in the Falklands. Overseas assignments in Iran and New Zealand the latter involving the privatisation of the National Shipping Line. Management of European Rail business (CP Ships) and General Management positions with subsidiary of the BAA (subsequently acquired by Securicor). Former Vice Consul for Norway in Glasgow. Extensive speaking engagements at European Transport Forums. Member Tactran Transport Partnership appointed by Minister of Transport – Scotland 2007 – present. Past President Scottish Shipping Benevolent Association, a maritime charity founded in 1899.