Our team

The Royal Docks Management Authority Limited (RoDMA) team manages the water areas and marine infrastructure of this unique stretch of the Thames.


Scott Derben

Managing Director

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.


Stephen Bramhall

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.


Toni Cox

Events and Commercial Manager

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 experience to the company.


Le Hang

Accounts Assistant

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.


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.

Miles Cole – Operations Manager

Nigel Bullen – Engineering Manager

Hayley Morris – Administration and Operations Assistant 

The Marine Team – 

Mick Pace, Chris Metcalfe, John Stroud and Axele Molloy