Sarah Treseder is to be the next Chief Executive of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, replacing Bob Sanguinetti.
Treseder, who is currently Chief Executive of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), will take up her position in October 2021, after leading the RYA for more than 10 years.
Treseder graduated Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in 1991. She held a range of positions at beverage companyDiageo before taking on the RYA leadership role in 2010. She became a member of the British Olympic Association Board of Directors in 2011 and has been a Younger Brother of Trinity House since 2012.
Announcing the appointment, U.K. Chamber of Shipping President John Denholm said:
“I am absolutely thrilled we have secured someone of Sarah’s caliber to lead the U.K. Chamber of Shipping. Sarah has had a stellar career spanning roles in maritime and other sectors and I know she will provide strong leadership for the organisation. Across an incredibly tough field, Sarah was the outstanding candidate for the role, and I look forward to working closely with her in the months and years ahead.”