Commercial Team

Michael Robinson

Port director

Michael joined Belfast Harbour in 2003 as Commercial Executive before his appointment as Commercial Manager in 2006. As well as helping to manage the port’s extensive customer base of importers and exporters, Michael has extensive commercial experience in developing value add logistics warehouse facilities for port customers and logistics operators.

Prior to joining Belfast Harbour, Michael held a number of commercial and operational roles in Baltimore Technologies, Informix, and Diageo. Michael possesses a BA Hons. degree in Economics and a Masters degree in Computing & Information Systems.

Michael was appointed Port Director in 2018.

Colin McClements

Commercial Manager

Colin joined Belfast Harbour in 2018 as Commercial Manager and helps to manage existing and new business within the Port. Prior to joining the organisation, he worked in a property consultancy in North West England and spent 12 years in a commercial role in the renewable energy industry. His experience extends to corporate finance, development and customer management.

Colin holds a degree in Land and Estate Management, qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2003 and gained an MBA from Queens University in 2017.

Jacqueline Walls

Commercial Executive

Jacqueline has been part of the Belfast Harbour Commercial team since 2013. As Commercial Executive, she works closely with Port customers to help facilitate and develop business opportunities. Her key focus areas include: Port Customer Account Management, Property and Development Agreements, Business and Financial Planning and the Belfast Harbour Electricity Business.  Prior to joining Belfast Harbour, Jacqueline worked as a Senior Investment Analyst for the FDI division of the Financial Times. Jacqueline graduated with a B.A Hons in Economics and Politics from Queens University Belfast.


Gary Hall

ComMercial Executive

Gary Joined Belfast Harbour in 2020 as Commercial Executive, in his role he contributes to the delivery of Belfast Harbour’s Strategic plan by supporting growth in the port division through the development of new business and the facilitation of growth in the existing customer base. His key focus areas include: Management and development of commercial relationships with port customers, proactively researching potential business opportunities within the port and overseeing & developing the cruise ship business in Belfast.

Gary has worked within the port since 1999 in various roles including Freight Shift Manager with Stenaline and Ships Agent with Hamilton Shipping