UKHO Chief Executive

John Humphrey


John Humphrey is the Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

John first joined the 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 2007, John worked in technology sales, marketing, product and general management, most latterly in Canada as a VP for Verint, a NASDAQ listed analytics company.

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