Managing Director since June 2011, Mike’s job is to lead the regeneration of London’s Royal Docks. Before that, he led a project developing the Spectator Experience for the London Olympics. He spent 4 years as Chief Commercial Officer at Gatwick Airport, responsible for some £400m of revenue, and taking the airport through the £1.2bn sale from BAA to GIP. As Project Director for London and Continental Railways, Mike was responsible for devising and implementing the award-winning commercial and operational regeneration strategy for the iconic St Pancras International station which re-opened on November 14th 2007.
Head of Finance
Steve joined the team in September 2011. An experienced company finance director, he developed his skills in both world-leading international corporates and small and medium sized UK companies. His sector experience includes technology, media, telecoms, mobile phones, fashion, manufacturing, banking and defence systems. Steve spent 12 years at Motorola in senior positions. He was also chairman of the Motorola pension fund trustee board.
Le joined The Royal Docks in October 2012. Prior to RoDMA, Le worked at The Electoral Commission as Senior Finance officer. Le is a qualified accountant with ACCA, and has over 15 years experience in finance roles in Public and Private sectors including New World Housing Associations, Council of ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations and Evergreen Marine UK Ltd.
Engineering and Operations Manager
Scott has been in his role since April 2014 and was recruited to lead the refurbishment and programmed maintenance of all RoDMA assets. Before that he studied for an MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering and ran his own his own healing practice. He also served as an officer in the Royal Engineers for 27 years. He has an infrastructure background and 20 years of professional diving experience.
Toni joined the RoDMA team in September 2014. Prior to this she spent 7 years at Mitie Managed Services Ltd, who provide facilities, property and energy management for a wide range of public and private sector businesses. Based in the City of London, Toni was responsible for managing the day to day running and facilities in the corporate office of one of MITIE’s clients. She brings a wealth of administration experience to the company.
The Marine Team
With 40 years combined experience, Steve Gilbert, Trevor Boreham and Mick Pace are responsible for day-to-day operations throughout the 4km long area of London’s Royal Docks. Between them they take care of lock and bridge operations, vessel movements and moorings, dock cleanliness, health and safety, and maintaining dock levels.
The Engineering Team
Willie Robertson, Dave Sloat and Tony Lock together make up the engineering team for RoDMA. With 48 years of experience between them, they are responsible for the planned and reactive engineering and electrical maintenance of the Royal Docks. With a background in Automation of Electrical Control Systems and Hydraulics, Willie Robertson has been working on the Royal Docks for 25 years and has been involved in the regeneration of the docks throughout that time. Together, the engineering team have a vast knowledge in their field and continue help to keep the Royal Docks up and running.