THE HARBOUR TEAM

Helen is the longest serving member of staff, having joined The Board in October 1990 on a part time basis that has continued.  She has seen many changes over the years including the expansion of the office accommodation, the introduction of IT and new staff members including three different Harbour Masters.

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THE PATROL TEAM!

Seasonal Harbour Patrol Officers

During the busy summer season we rely upon a small group of seasonal staff to augment the patrol team to carry out safety patrols afloat, Harbour dues inspections and carry out enforcement activity as required.

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SANDY KERRELL

Accountant

New to the Harbour office, Sandy has worked in finance for some 40 years and in office management for over 20 years.

Having worked in a variety of industries, Sandy brings different perspectives to the Harbour Board.

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TOM HANDS

Office Manager

Tom joined the team in August 2021. Tom has a background working for local authorities and housing associations and has obtained serval qualifications in accountancy & bookkeeping throughout his career.

 

During Tom’s youth, Tom was an avid sailor and completed RYA levels 1–4.

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HELEN SMITH

Assistant Administration Officer

Helen is the longest serving member of staff, having joined The Board in October 1990 on a part time basis that has continued.  She has seen many changes over the years including the expansion of the office accommodation, the introduction of IT and new staff members including three different Harbour Masters.

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SEASONAL OFFICE SUPPORT

Assistant Administration Officer

During the summer we get much busier with general enquiries, vessel dues renewals and mooring administration. We wouldn't be able to handle this without additional support.

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LOUISE MACCALLUM

Environment Officer

Louise is a marine biologist who worked on marine conservation projects in the UK and overseas for 10 years before joining the Langstone Harbour Board team in 2010.  If you have questions about the environment, fishing or any of Langstone Harbour's amazing wildlife please get in touch.

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CHRIS BRABY

Treasurer

Chris has an accounting background in industry, latterly at Board level. Past employers include IBM and The De La Rue Company.

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BRYAN CURTIS

Port Engineer

Bryan is a Chartered Engineer with over 45 years in the Civil, Municipal, Environmental and Structural sectors. He has worked for both Consultants but in the main Local Authorities where he gained most of his experience as the Principal Engineer for Adur and Worthing Councils. His passion is the coast and since his early retirement in 2015 he has established a small consultancy practice and in this role is the Chairman of the South East Coastal Group and Coastal Group Network. He also sits on the Southern Regional Flood and Coast Committee as the Coastal Representative.

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BILLY JOHNSON

Harbour Master

Joined the team in July 2020.  Billy has a background in Harbour Management, hydrographic survey and served in the Royal Navy for 8 years.

Having worked at ABP Southampton as Port Hydrographer and as Harbour Master and Pilot at Littlehampton, Billy joined the team in summer 2020.

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CURRENTLY GAPPED

Deputy Harbour Master

It is hoped that we will be in a position to recruit for this existing role with responsibility for seasonal patrol during the summer and planned maintenance during the off season in due course.

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STEVE PROSSER

Assistant Harbour Master

Steve started Sailing when just 10 years old.  Initially training as an Engineer he went into the Plant and Machinery Industry running his own business for 13 years and obtaining a HGV Class 1 driving license.

In 2014 he completed 2 legs of the Clipper Round the World Race, sailing from San Fransico to London and has worked in Greece sailing around the Islands for a year for a large holiday company.

He subsequently completed his RYA Advanced Power Boat qualification and started working here at Langstone as a seasonal Patrol Officer in 2017

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CURRENTLY GAPPED

Assistant Harbour Master

It is hoped that we will be in a position to recruit for this existing role with responsibility for seasonal patrol during the summer and planned maintenance during the off season in due course.