Tom Boardley

Vice Chair


Tom is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Mission to Seafarers. Tom has over 40 years’ experience in the maritime sector, including several years as Marine Director at Lloyds Register. His most recent full-time role was with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe, as Secretary General, based in Brussels. The first part of Tom’s career was in the container shipping and ports industry with P&O and NYK.

He also is a member of the UK Chamber of Shipping Supervisory Board, the Lloyd’s List Editorial Board and the Council of RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects).

Highly regarded within the maritime industry, Tom has featured several times in the Lloyd’s List Top 100 People in Global Shipping. He served on the UK DfT expert panel for the Maritime Growth Study and the Maritime 2050 report.