Julian was appointed to the role of Senior Director, Group Relations, South Asia, in October 2013. Julian joined Overseas Containers Limited (OCL), one of the first deep sea container operators, as a Management Trainee in October 1971 in London.
He worked in a number of management positions in Europe and overseas, before being involved in the integration of OCL into the P&O group when the company was renamed P&O Containers Limited in 1986. Thereafter, he worked in Senior Management positions in London and Europe before being appointed in 1992 as Chief Executive of the South Africa Europe Container Service Consortium for a period of two years. He then transferred to Singapore as General Manager South East Asia and then when P&O Containers merged with Nedlloyd Lines to form P&O Nedlloyd, he was appointed as Regional Director, Middle East, South Asia and African Region based in Mumbai where he lived for eleven years. Throughout the time he was in India, Julian was the Chairman of the Container Shipping Lines Association of India.
On the acquisition of P&O Nedlloyd by Maersk Line in 2005, Julian was appointed as Area Line and Operations Manager for South Asia for Maersk Line. In May 2008 he was transferred to New Zealand as Manager of Maersk Line’s operations in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
In October 2013 Julian moved to the position of Senior Director, Group Relations, South Asia, based in New Delhi where he is responsible for all government, regulatory and major stakeholder matters.
Julian is a British national, educated at Oxford University from where he holds a Master’s degree and is married with two teenage children.