The Global Ports Council

Global Ports Council 2016-2018

Members

1. Cameroon, Africa
Mohamed Taher Aguir
General Manager
APM Terminals Inland Services

2. Djibouti City, Djibouti, Africa
Aden A. Douale
Chairman & CEO (Retired)
Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority

3. Gabon, Africa
Pablo Andres Alvarado Salinas
Founder/CEO
TOP Consulting

4. Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire (Ivory Coast), Africa
Ségolène Drogy
Managing Director
APM Terminals Cote d’Ivoire –
AP Moller Maersk Group

5. Lagos, Nigeria, Africa
Aisha Ali-Ibrahim
Principal Manager & Head of Traffic Department
Nigerian Ports Authority

6. Durban, South Africa, Africa
Willie Coetsee
Senior Manager, Strategy
Transnet Port Terminals

7. Lome, Togo, Africa
Fred Kamperman
Chief Executive Officer
Lome Container Terminal

8. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Santiago Kraiselburd
Senior Practice Expert
McKinsey & Company

9. Cordoba, Argentina
Osvaldo Lucero
Corporate Engineering Manager,
Benito Roggio Ambiental S.A

10. La Plata, Argentina
Gonzalo Sebastián Mera Truffini
Port Manager
YPF S.A.

11. Adelaide, Australia
Corinne Namblard
Senior Public Private Partnership Expert

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

12. Brisbane, Australia
George Alastair Scott
Manager Development
Group Project Management Services
BHP Billiton Limited

13. Brisbane, Australia
Andrew Zerk
Director
New Dimensionz

14. Melbourne, Australia
Andrew Jena
Director & General Manager Operations
Dubai Ports WORLD Melbourne

15. Melbourne, Australia
Peter McLean
Vice President & CEO Australia and NZ
Cargotec Corporation

16.  Melbourne, Australia

Ashley Dinning

Chief Commercial  Officer

Partick  Container Terminals Limited

17. Townsville, Australia
Chris Ullett
General Manager
Northern Stevedoring Services Townsville

18. Pilbara, Australia
Roger Johnston
Chief Executive officer
Port of Hedland Port Authority

19. Perth, Australia
Bruce Johnson
AREA Manager/Manager New Projects
Principal – CARDNO BEC

20. Sydney, Australia
Sean Barrett
Principal
SSB Maritime Consulting

21. Sydney, Australia
Howard Wren
Director
Howard Wren Consulting Pty Ltd

22. Sydney, Australia
Michael GH Bell
Professor of Ports and Maritime Logistics
The University of Sydney Business School

23. Antwerp, Belgium
Jan Scheck
Chief Operating Officer
Smit Lamnalco Group

24. Antwerp, Belgium
Ummo Burns
International Maritime Expert/ Representative (till July 2013), West Ports
Deutsche Bahn

25. Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Edwin Van Espen
Project Director, Porto Central
Port of Rotterdam

26. Vitoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Fabricio Suzano Salviato
Port Especialist/Maintenance Planning & Control Manager
Port Operations Department
Vale S. A.

27. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Niek van der Sluijs
Advisory Group Director, Maritime & Waterways
Royal Haskoning DHV

28. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Prof. Wilson Sotero Dalia
University of Pernambuco

29. São Luis, Brazil
Daniel Vinent
Director – Planning and Development & Deputy President
ITAQUI Port Authority – EMAP

30. São Paulo, Brazil
João Pedro Coutinho Castelo Branco
Associate Principal
McKinsey & Company

31. Itapoa, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Marcio Guiot
Chief Operating Officer/Diretor de Operações
Porto Itapoa

32. Burgas, Bulgaria
Dr. Krasimir Grudov
Managing Director/Representative
Silver Service Burgas Ltd

33. Sofia, Bulgaria
Angel Zaburtov
Deputy Director General
Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company

34. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Karen Oldfield
President & CEO
Halifax Port Authority

35. Markham, Ontario, Canada
Marcelo Gonzalez
Managing Director
Cavotec Canada Inc.

36. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Terence D. Smyth
Director
Seaport Consultants Canada Inc.

37. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Daniel Howell
Director, Safety, Security & Environment
Global Container Terminals

38. Shanghai, China
Martin Lin
Chairman, China
Cargotec Corporation

39. Hong Kong, China
Dr. Simon Su
Director & Chief Economist
BMT Asia Pacific
BMT Group Limited

40. Hong Kong, China
Joseph Chan
Vice President, Business Development
Hecny Group

41. Shanghai, China
Junshan Zou
GM, Shipping & Logistics
IMC Industrial Group China
IMC Pan Asia (China) Management Ltd
Adj. Professor, Shanghai Maritime University

42. Shanghai, China
Michael Pomerleau
Partner and Co-CEO
InduStreams

43. Bogota, Colombia
Enrique Peña
Latin American Operations Director
Seaboard Overseas Limited

44. Barranquilla, Colombia
William Elliott
Chief Operating Officer
Puerto de Barranquilla

45. Matadi, Congo
Tim Vancampen
Managing Director
International Container Terminal Services Inc. DRC SA

46. San Jose, Costa Rica
Cristian Acosta
Managing Director – Central America
APM Terminals Inland Services

47. Aarhus, Denmark
Nicolai Krøeyer,
Chief Commerical Officer
Aarhus Havn / Port of Aarhus

48. Port Said, Egypt
Klaus Holm Laursen
Managing Director
Suez Canal Container Terminals

49. Cairo, Egypt
Per Heisselberg
General Manager
IACC Shipping

50. Al Mansha, Alexandria, Egypt
Rafik Nasser
Chairman & CEO
Rafimar Transport Group

51. Helsinki, Finland
Christer Granskog
Chairman of the Board
Patria/Arctia Shipping/Lanen MCE
Dpy Chairman of the Board, VR Group
Board member, Cavotec

52. Helsinki, Finland
Timothy P. Kiviaho
Vice President
China Tekway Oy Ltd

53. La Havre, France
Michel Donner
Senior Advisor
Drewry Shipping Consultants

54. Aachen, Germany
Thomas Bergmans
Vice President,
Logistics Division
INFORM GmbH

55. Cologne, Germany
Giuseppe Di Lisa
Senior Vice President
Gottwald Port Technology

56. Hamburg, Germany
Orestis Schinas
Professor of Shipping & Ship Finance
Hamburg School of Business Administration

57. Hamburg, Germany
Roman Poersch
Managing Director
Wilhelm Borchert GmbH

58. Athens, Greece
Manolis G. Kavussanos, Professor
Department of Accounting and Finance
Athens University of Economics and Business

59. Bhubaneswar, India
Muralidharan Krishnamoorthy
Vice President Ports
Sterlite Industries

60. Kutch, Gujarat, India
Jibu K Itty
General Manager, Operations
Mundra International Container Terminal Pvt Ltd

61. Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Mukund Gubbi
General Manager,
Port Operation & Maintenance- Bulk Handling
Essar Gujarat Limited

62. Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Capt Anil Sharma
Head of Operations Pan India
Adani Logistics Limited

63. Mumbai, India
Hemant B. Bhattbhatt
Senior Director, Consulting
Deloitte India

64. Mumbai, India
Mehernosh Shroff
Founder & CEO
Seaworthy Shipping Group

65. Mumbai, India
Mukesh Parikh
Port & Marine Consultant

SmartHead Consulting

66. Mumbai, India
Neerav Kumar Gupta
Head India
Rent-A-Port N. V.
Mumbai, India

66. Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India
E J Tensingh
Chief Engineer (Rtd)
V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin

67. Jakarta, Indonesia
Irman Boyle
Executive Vice President &
Head of Private Clients Advisory Indonesia Infrastructure Finance

68. Jakarta , Indonesia
Budi Priyanto
Director, Human Resources & Administration
Indonesia Port Corporation II

69. Jakarta , Indonesia
Jan R. Scheele
Director Maritime Ports and Shipping /
Senior Lead Consultant Capital Dredging Projects

70. Tel-Aviv, Israel
Niv Cohen
Port Performance Manager
Global Services
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.

71. Tel Aviv, Israel
Ram Kirpitch
Bunker Port Terminal Investor & Entrepreneur

72. Tel Aviv, Israel
Moshe Shtauber
Director, Product
Starcom Systems Limited

73. Savona, Italy
Jens Peder Nielsen
General Manager
APM Terminals

74. Aqaba, Jordan
Mahmoud Alrefai
General Manager
Aqaba Bulk Chemicals Company

75. Gangnam, Seoul, Korea
Frederic Pergay
Vice President Infrastructure Development Asia Pacific
Bouygues Travaux Publics

76. Busan, Korea
Youngki Kim
Head of Commercial
Hutchison Korea Terminals

77. Busan, Korea
John M. Elliott
President & CEO
BNCT co.,LTD.
Busan New Container Terminal

78. Busan, Korea
Frederick Ebers
Vice President – Regional Manager for Middle East & India – Maritime
DNV GL

79. Riga, Latvia
Gerard Sammut
Director
Baltic Container Terminal

80. Penang, Malaysia
Sashedharan Vasudevan
Chief Operating Officer
Penang Port Sdn Bhd

81. Klang, Malaysia
Abi Sofian Abdul Hamid
Chief Executive Officer (Retired)
Northport (Malaysia) Bhd

82. Klang, Malaysia
Brian Paul
Chief Executive Officer
NV Terminals

83. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kris Kosmala
Vice President/Managing Director Asia Pacific
Quintiq Inc.

84. La Valetta, Malta
Liana Cachia
Manager/Representative
Thomas Smith Freight Forwarding & Port Agency

85. Port Louis, Mauritius
Nomita Devi Seebaluck
Manager – Port Operations
Mauritius Ports Authority

86. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Robin Middel
Head of Corporate Communications
Royal Netherlands Navy

87. Delft, The Netherlands
Dr. Yvo Saanen
Managing Director / COO
TBA Group Netherlands

88. The Hague, The Netherlands
Erik van Veen
Benelux Area Manager
Bromma Conquip

89. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rick Buis
Senior Business Manager Container & Feeder Lines
Port of Rotterdam

90. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Corne Hulst
Director Ports, Shipping & Multimodal Logistics
STC-B.V.

91. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Bert Angel
Commerical Consultant
MG Real Estate (Logistics)/
Consult B. V.

92. Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Dr. Henrik Stevens
Director – Maritime & Logistics College De Ruyter

93. Auckland, New Zealand
Raoul Borley
General Manager, Terminal Operations
Port of Auckland

94. Christchurch, New Zealand
Bo Samuelsson
Manager, Container Terminal
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

95. Salalah, Oman
Arjan Weerstand
General Manager
Development and Implementation
Port of Salalah, APM Terminals

96. Karachi, Pakistan
Irfan Vazeer
Chief Executive Officer
Star Integrated Shipping Agency Pakistan Pvt Limited

97. Karachi, Pakistan
Mohammed Ahsan Ghani Siddiqui,
Senior Maritime Lawyer
MAG Siddiqui & Co Advocates

98. Panama, Panama
Michael Kaasner Kristiansen
Owner/President
CK Americas

99. Lisbon, Portugal
Vitor Caldeirinha
President of Council Board
Port of Setúbal Authority

100. Lisbon, Portugal
Antonio Belmar da Costa
Executive Director
Portuguese Shipping Agents Association

101. Porto, Portugal
Urbano Gomes
TCL- Terminal de Contentores de Leixões, SA
Managing Director
Navex – Empresa Portuguesa de Navegação SA

102. Gdansk, Poland
Jedrzej M Mierzewski
Chief Operations Officer
Deepwater Container Terminal Gdansk

103. Gdansk, Poland
Krzysztof Szymichowski
Head of Operations
Marine Oil Terminal
Naftoport Ltd.

104. Manila, The Philippines
Mohamed Ghandar
Senior Director
International Container Terminal Services Inc.

105. Manila, The Philippines
Ton Van den Bosch
VP Corporate Affairs & Governance /General Counsel
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI Ltd.)

106. Manila, The Philippines
Daniel Belbis
Supply Chain Director/ASEAN Logistics Director
Goodyear Philippines Inc

107. Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Santosa Muharam
Chief Commercial Officer / Head of Commercial – IPS, Dammam Container & RORO Terminals
Hutchison Port Holdings

108. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Saeed Alghamdi
Director, Ports
Economic Cities Authority

109. Singapore, Singapore
Thomas Ng
Chairman
Global Ports Forum Pte Ltd

110. Singapore, Singapore
Rashid Abdulla
Senior Vice President/Managing Director – Asia Pacific
Dubai Ports WORLD

111. Singapore, Singapore
Andy Lane
Partner
CTI Consultancy

112. Singapore, Singapore
Geoffrey Grice
Director & Head of Infrastructure
Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

113. Singapore, Singapore
Peter Eichmueller
Vice President-Pharma & Healthcare/
Chemicals Asia Pacific Region
Regional Key Accounts
Kuehne+ Nagel (Asia Pacific) Management Pte.Ltd.

114. Singapore, Singapore
David Wignall
Managing Director
David Wignall Associates

115. Singapore, Singapore
Mike Beviss
Director Special Projects Eastport Global Pte Ltd

116. Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Jesús E. Martínez Marín.
Presidente de Rideport

117. Marbella, Spain
Miguel Angel Benítez Romero
Port Maintenance & Engineering Expert

118. Valencia, Spain
Boris Wenzel
Chief Operating Officer
Noatum Ports & Maritime
& President
ANESCO (Spanish National Terminal Operators and Ship Agents Association)

119. Valencia, Spain
Jorge Martín Díaz de Espada
Operations – HSS&P Manager
Health, Safety, Security & Procurement
Noatum Ports & Maritime

120. Gothenburg, Sweden
Mats Nyblom,
Chief Operating Officer
APM Terminals Gothenburg

121. Kristianstad, Sweden
Viktor Ekström
Executive Vice President
NavigationsTeknik

122. Stenungsund, Sweden
Johan Gahnström
CEO/Harbour Master
PetroPort AB
Port of Stenungsund, Sweden

122. Geneva, Switzerland
Jacob Ingemann Olsen
Strategy and Business Development Director
Gearbulk Terminals

123. Trinidad and Tobago
Adrian Beharry
Maritime Economist (Port & Ship Management)

124. Istanbul, Turkey
Sami Ozdemir
Chairman
MLS HOLDING/
Founder & Partner
ZPMC Mediterranean

125. Moscow, Russia
Andrey Tokarev.
Vice-President, Port Division
FESCO Transportation Group

126. Vung Tau, Vietnam
Finn G. Mogensen
Chief Operating Officer
Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd

127. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rex Gundle
Chief Operating Officer
Khalifa Port Container Terminals

128. Khalifa, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Peter Banham
Head of Operations
Abu Dhabi Ports Company

129. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Simon H. van Wijlen
IT Director
Abu Dhabi Terminals

130. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Alberto Germani
Managing Partner
PMF – Project Management & Finance

131. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Flemming Dalgaard
Group CEO
Gulftainer Group

132. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Eirik Hooper
Director, Competitive Intelligence
DP World

133. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Manju Chandrasekhar
Vice President – Financial Institutions Sector Leader, Americas
ARCADIS

134. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
David Fairnie
Business Development Director – Critical National Infrastructre – AME Region
G4S

135. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
James Blewman
Executive Director
World Luxury Group

136. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mustapha Boussaid
Chief Executive Officer
ARKAD Investment & Consulting

137. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Raveen Guliani
Director – Business Development
(UAE Region)
Dubai Port World

138. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Todd Stratton
Project Manager, Supply Chain, Active Secret Clearance (Baghdad, Iraq)
CSC

139. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Joost Achterkamp
Managing Director
Solid Port Solutions

140. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Richard Szuflak
Director of Finance and Investments
Gulftainer Company Limited

141. Canterbury, United Kingdom
Neil Wiggins
Managing Director
Independent Vessel Operations Services Ltd.

142. Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Patrick Campbell
Director of Market Area – West Europe
Konecranes Limited

143. Ipswich, United Kingdom
Andrew Harston
COO Harwich International & London Thamesport, Port Development Director
Hutchison Ports UK Limited

144. Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Stephen Rinsler
FCILT, FIOM, FRSA, FInstRE, MCIPS
Director
Bisham Consulting

145. London, United Kingdom
Stephen Cotton
General Secretary
International Transport Workers’ Federation

146. London, United Kingdom
Romain PY
Executive Head, Transactions
African Infrastructure Investment Managers

147. London, United Kingdom
Sarmad Qureshi
Director of Finance
DP World, Europe & Russia

148. London, United Kingdom
Neil Davidson
Senior Analyst , Ports
Drewry Shipping Consultants Limited

149. London, United Kingdom
Dr. Khalid Bichou
International Recognized Port Expert
Director (Consultant & Advisor)
K Bichou & Associates Limited

150. London, United Kingdom
Andrew Feakins
Managing Director
Impact People Strategies

151. London, United Kingdom
Tim Whitmore
Vice President,
Global Key Account Manager,
Liquid & Gas Specialist
Inchcape Shipping Services

152. London, United Kingdom
Matt Gilbert,
Head, Training
Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers UK

153. Surrey, United Kingdom
Dean Davison
Principal Consultant
Ocean Shipping Consultants

154. Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Paul Baker
Managing Director
Ventinove Limited

155. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Adam Wasserman
Managing Partner
Global Logistics Development Partners LLC

156. Irvine, California, USA
Carlos Martinez-Tomatis
Division Vice President
Global Supply Chain Services
ABF Freight System Inc

157. Los Angeles, California, USA
Geraldine Knatz
Corporate Director
Bank of the West/
Executive Director(Retired)
Port of Los Angeles

158. Port Hueneme, Califronia, USA
Kristin Decas
Chief Executive Officer
Port of Hueneme

159. San Francisco, California, USA
Pete Grossgart
Experienced Shipping Expert

160. Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Ken Bloom
Chief Executive Officer
INTTRA

161. Boston, Massachusetts, USA
James B. Rice, Jr.
Deputy Director – Center for Transportation and Logistics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

162. Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Florida, USA
Franc J Pigna CRE FRICS CMC
Managing Director
Aegir Port Property Advisers (Aegir LLC)

163. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Steven Cernak
Chief Executive / Port Director Port Everlades Department, Broward County

164. Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Robert K Tolsma
Project Director Ports and Structural Engineering Group
ATKINS North America, Inc.

165. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Richard Morales
Director of Engineering
LB Foster Piling Inc.

166. Mililani, Hawaii, USA
Carlos J CIV Tibbetts, DMOR Chief, Terminal Management Division
599th Transportation Surface Brigade

167. Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Solomon Egbe, Esq.
Health, Safety & Environmental Director
Ports America Baltimore, Inc.

168. New York, New York, USA
Capt. Jeffrey Flumignan
International Port & Maritime Expert

169. New York, New York, USA
Kevin Price
Vice President Operations
New York Container Terminal

170. New York, New York, USA
Scott Schoenfeld
Chief Operating Officer
Port Newark Container Terminal

171. New York, New York, USA
Walter Kemmsies, PhD
Chief Economist
Moffatt & Nichol

172. New York, New York, USA
Andrew Cairns
US Northeast Ports & Marine Lead
AECOM

173. New York, New York, USA
Laurene Mahon
Managing Director/Global Head of Infrastructure Finance
CIBC World Markets

174. New York, New York, USA
Peter Tirschwell
Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer
The Journal of Commerce (JOC) Group, Inc.

175. Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Michael J Stolarczyk
Vice President
Ports America

176. Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, USA
Tim Sensenig
Chairman, Gray Peak

177. Portland, Oregon, USA
Geir-Eilif Kalhagen
CEO/Managing Director
Port of Longview

178. Charleston, South Carolina, USA
James Van Ness
Vice President, Engineering and Facilities Maintenance
South Carolina State Ports Authority

179. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Caroline Phillips
Global Industrial Practice
Heidrick & Struggles

180. Houston, Texas, USA
Jay Hayes
Vice President, Operation
Kalmar Industries

181. Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Ben Hackett
Principal
Hackett Associates

182. Arlington, Virginia, USA
Paul E. Kent, PhD
Senior Vice President
Infrastructure Planning & Economics
Nathan Associates Inc.

183. Norfolk, Virginia, USA
David Shore
Director, Engineering & Asset Management
APM Terminals Virginia

184. Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Tony Simkus
President
Sarandipity LLC

185. Seattle, Washington, USA
Kjartan Hauge
Account Manager – Wilhelmsen Ships Service
Wilhelmsen Maritime Services

186. Seattle, Washington, USA
David Amble
Commercial Strategy Manager
Port of Seattle

187. Washington D.C., USA
Pamy Arora
Board Director I
Dubai Aden Ports and Development Company
CEO, The Cornell Group Inc.

188. Washington D.C., USA
John A C Cartner
Managing Member
Cartner & Fiske, LLC

189. San Diego, California, USA
Scott Skillman
Sr. V.P.
APS Technology,
a member of ABB