Members of the Trust Port

The Harbour Revision Order gives direction on the minimum number of Members that can be appointed to the Trust Board.  The independent members are appointed on their commercial experience or expertise. The council representatives are appointed by the appropriate council.  The current Harbour Authority Members are:

Robert Rimmer

Independent Member and Chair

Rob came to West Cumbria in 1999 and was Chief Executive of Maryport Developments Ltd with responsibility for the marina and land for 2 years.  Subsequently he held a variety of roles in involving land and estate development including for the University of Cumbria and has always kept a close interest in the development of Maryport.  Since 2014 he had had his own project management consultancy Bear Maximum lLtd and is also director of an artisan preserve making business, Wild and Fruitful, based in Maryport .  He joined the Harbour Board in 2016.

Michael Cowan

Independent Member

Michael Livingston

Independent Member

Nick Brown

Independent Member
Cumbria County Council

Keith Little

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George Kemp

Allerdale Borough Council
Maryport Town Council

Bill Pegram

Pauline Gorley

General Manager

Born in the Maryport area and attended Netherhall School. Leaving Cumbria for 19 years and returning in July 1997. Started working for Maryport Developments Ltd, in April 2000 and continued to develop skills in the marine sector, qualifying as a Marina Manager in May 2007.