Captain Susan Harrison MNM – Harbour Master

Susan joined the Crouch Harbour Authority in 2012 with the advent of the Crossrail Project as Deputy Harbour Master and Pilot. She took over the role of Harbour Master in 2013. Susan has spent her entire career at sea working on commercial and traditional sailing vessels as Master and latterly as a Pilot. In November 2016 Susan was awarded the Merchant Navy Medal with Royal Warrant and Order of Wear for her services to shipping and the ports industry.

James Vannuffel – Assistant Harbour Master

James joined the Crouch Harbour Authority whilst still at school as weekend assistant on the harbour launch. He joined the Authority as a full time member of staff in 2012. His varied roles include Coxswain of the Pilot Boat, river patrols and James has recently been promoted to Assistant Harbour Master.

Robin Mapes – Senior Coxswain

Formerly of the Merchant Marine and more recently the Boatswain of the Royal Burnham Yacht Club. With his extensive knowledge of the Crouch and Roach Robin is a valued member of the team.

Elaine Hawksworth – Office Manager/PA to the Harbour Master

Elaine has been with the Authority for a number of years and is responsible for ensuring the Authority runs smoothly and efficiently.

Rosalind Fisher – Assistant Office Manager

Roz joined the Authority in April 2013. She is responsible for the collection and administration of the Harbour Dues along with the general running of the office. Roz has recently completed and passed her AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.