Logistics UK has announced the appointment of Alexandra Herdman as a Public Policy Manager within its highly experienced policy team. Having spent the previous five years working in Scottish Parliament, Mrs Herdman brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise, further cementing Logistics UK’s unique position as the only business group representing the entire industry.
“We are thrilled to have Alexandra join our team,” says Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK. “As the business organisation representing the logistics industry, we pride ourselves on our diversity, representing members from road, rail, air and sea. Alexandra will be a fantastic addition to the policy team, helping to grow Logistics UK’s influence of multimodal policy, as well as focusing on the skills agenda and current driver shortage crisis. Logistics UK is always looking to deliver more for its members and Alexandra’s appointment allows us to do just that.”
In addition to working as a Senior Researcher at the Scottish Parliament, Alexandra has a BA (Hons) in British Politics and Legislative Studies, as well as an MSc in Global Challenges, where her studies included decarbonisation, a key focus for industry.
“I am thrilled to be joining Logistics UK. This is an incredibly important time for the logistics sector as it faces challenges such as decarbonisation, Brexit, the driver shortage and COVID-19 recovery. I am delighted to be joining such a reputable team and look forward to working with colleagues, government, key decision makers and members to create positive outcomes across industry,” comments Alexandra on her appointment as Public Policy Manager.