Business group Logistics UK has announced the appointment of Kate Jennings as its new policy director. She will join the organization at the end of June 2022.
Jennings, whose policy career has included both government and business sector roles, will lead Logistics UK’s team responsible for its policy and representation work with both government and members as its executive director.
Most recently employed as the policy director of the Railway Industry Association, Jennings has experience of other transportation modes, gained during her time at the Department for Transport, where she has worked in aviation and rail policy, as well as the development of road transportation policy relating to exiting the EU.
Jennings said, “Logistics UK has a well-respected reputation for research-based, factual policy positions which reflect the wishes of its members, and I am looking forward to working with the organization’s expert policy team to expand its sphere of influence with government and other stakeholders. The past few years has seen a growing awareness of the value of logistics among all sectors of society, and I am looking forward to leading the team as we continue to achieve even more for our members.”
David Wells, chief executive of Logistics UK, said, “Kate brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Logistics UK from her time working in government and in the private sector. I am certain that her insight will help the team achieve even more for our members and I look forward to working with her as we continue to drive the business forwards.”