Logistics UK appoints Nichola Mallon as head of trade and devolved policy
With over 14 years of experience working within local government, the devolved Assembly and government in Northern Ireland (NI), Mallon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team.
Kate Jennings, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, said: “As the business organisation representing the logistics industry, Logistics UK is always looking to deliver more for its members and Nichola’s appointment allows us to reinforce Logistics UK’s unique position as the only business group representing the entire industry, while benefiting from her wide-ranging experience and knowledge and relationships with the devolved administration in NI and the wider UK Governments.
In addition to working as the Minister for Infrastructure in the Northern Ireland Assembly, Mallon holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science & Economics, as well as a MA in Comparative Ethnic Conflict.
Asked about her new role, Mallon commented: “I am delighted to be joining Logistics UK and look forward to working with colleagues, members and stakeholders to create positive outcomes across industry.
“I have a detailed understanding of how public policy is developed from inside government, with a strong record of accomplishment in building collaboration across all sectors and delivering successful campaigns for change, and I am looking forward to using all my experience to achieve more for our members.”
Logistics UK represents logistics businesses which keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods.