Alfa Laval names head of Marine Division in UK & Ireland
By Jack Burke12 April 2022
Tristan Matthews promoted to role
Alfa Laval appointed Tristan Matthews to the role of head of Marine Division for the UK & Ireland.
This appointment represents the appointment of the first dedicated Marine Division Manager in the UK and Ireland region by Alfa Laval. In the new role, Matthews will hold responsibility for driving partnerships with leading UK customers in the marine industry with a strong focus on sustainability, decarbonization, future fuels and alternative technologies.
Matthews originally joined Alfa Laval in 2016 as a Marine Sales Engineer for Alfa Laval Marine Service. His preceding role was Business Unit Manager - Marine Capital Sales, UK & Ireland. Prior to that Mr. Matthews was responsible for the PureBallast Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) technology in the UK and Ireland.
“Having worked in the marine industry throughout my entire 27+ year career, starting with an apprenticeship at age 16, I have incredible passion to always search for better ways to help our customers and will lean on my broad range of experience to achieve that. I believe the drive for sustainability and decarbonization is the right thing for our industry to do,” Matthews said. “Having been through a few transformational changes in various parts of the marine industry in my time, myself and my team are looking forward to helping our customers reach success in this dynamic and ever-changing industry.”