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Cammell Laird CEO and chairman joins Maritime Enterprise Working Group

posted on January 20, 2020 categories Corporate News

Our CEO and chairman John Syvret CBE, pictured, is the Cammell Laird representative on the Maritime Enterprise Working Group (MEWG), ensuring the company is kept up to date with the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy. The MEWG has a busy agenda for 2020.

The MEWG was set up, following the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, to provide a forum for the UK’s professional marine engineering, science, manufacturing and technology community for addressing issues of common concern to secure a truly competitive, sustainable and globally successful marine engineering and shipbuilding industry.

Membership includes representatives from industry, government and academia, and chaired by industry champion Peter French and the list of organisations represented is set out below. The Group reviews and selects representatives from industry, government and academia, on an ad hoc basis.


Navy Command

Ministry of Defence

Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation

Department for Business, Energy & industrial Strategy


Society of Maritime Industries

Cammell Laird

BAE Systems

Babcock International

A&P Group

BMT Group

First Marine International Royal Haskoning DHV

Lloyd’s Register


University College London

University of Strathclyde