David McGinley

David McGinley

David was appointed to the position of CEO of Cammell Laird in March 2020 and also continues in his role at Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services, which includes leading A&P Group Limited, Atlantic and Peninsula Australia PTY Limited and Falmouth Docks and Engineering Company (FDEC).

David joined A&P Group in 2017 as Group Managing Director responsible for all ship repair activities and operations in the UK. He became an Executive Director as Managing Director Atlantic and Peninsula Marine Services Ltd in 2018.

Prior to joining A&P Group, David spent 14 years working at Babcock in senior level roles that spanned strategic development, business development and commercial port operations.

David’s career has also included 25 years’ service in the Royal Navy, which included tours of the Falkland Islands and the Gulf, as well as four years at Turner Diesel Ltd developing power generation contracts in Columbia, Malaysia and Africa and overseeing a new build 26 MW power plant in New Delhi. More latterly, both in his roles with Semple Cochrane and Babcock, David amassed a wealth of experience in UK based marine services, managing ship repair and dry dock facilities and associated businesses.

David is a board member of the Society of Maritime Industries as well as the UK Shipbuilders and Ship Repairers Association and is past Chair of the Association of British Offshore Industries. David is also a visiting Professor at Strathclyde University.

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