UKHO Chief Executive

John Humphrey


John joined the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) in 2007 as Head of Sales and Marketing to help develop and launch the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service. In 2008, he moved to Germany to lead the turnaround and disposal of Admiralty Deutschland GmbH; a UKHO owned software and data services business. He returned to the UKHO as Interim Commercial Director in 2012, was appointed Chief Commercial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive in 2014 and Chief Executive and Accounting Officer in 2015.

Prior to joining the UKHO, John had a successful business career in technology sales, marketing, product and general management, most latterly in Canada as a VP for Verint, a NASDAQ listed analytics business.

UKHO Chief Executive

The Chief Executive heads the Executive Committee and is responsible for the management of the trading fund.

Previous roles in government

  1. Chief Commercial Officer

    • 2012 to 2015