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Mike Sellers with UNLOC leaders

Portsmouth International Port welcomed 20 young leaders from across Portsmouth earlier this week, who came to the port to find out more about leadership and what that looks like in a port environment.

The young people are working with Unloc, which is a Portsmouth based not-for-profit who have a mission of inspiring and empowering young people to become changemakers. Unloc have already visited the Royal Navy and will shortly be at Portsmouth Football Club.

The discussions included covering leadership, environment, sustainability and future skills but the extremely well thought out and probing question’s demonstrated the value of the programme and the exceptional nature of the students taking part.

The students’ main topics are also exploring mental health, inclusion and even rugby provision in Portsmouth.

Mike Sellers, port director said: “the excellent and mature questions from the students probed the industry, the port and even the leadership style and make up. I think taking on Mastermind may have made for an easier evening!

“I’m excited to see these future leaders stepping into the world of work in due course and it’s brilliant to see the work being done by Unloc to develop these opportunities”.

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