Steven Young

Steven Young
Director Port Services & Government Affairs, P&O Cruises and Cunard
Carnival UK

Steven Young is the Director of Port Services & Government Affairs for Carnival UK. In this position he is responsible for port operations and development, ground services, passenger turnaround and air transfer operations. Responsibilities include Port, Agency and Government relationships worldwide for both the P&O Cruises and Cunard brands. Steven is closely involved with deployment and Itinerary planning and is a member of the CLIA Europe Ports and Destination Committee.

Steven’s career spans more than 30 years in the Ports and Marine industries having also worked as Harbour Master and Port Manager/Director in a number of international ports, including the Port of Southampton in the UK and Sydney Ports Corporation in Australia.

A Master Mariner, Steven started his career with P&O Princess, before moving ashore to further a career in port management and then returning to Carnival UK in 2011.