Senior AdviserDrewry Maritime Consultants
Port & Maritime Transport SpecialistThe World Bank Group - Washington DC - USAInternal consultant, analyst, speaker, (non-financial) auditor, adviser on port and shipping issues, including port concessions, Public-Private Partnerships, project evaluations & appraisals, supply chain security, city-port relationship issues.
Recent publication July 2009:
Supply Chain Security Guide, with C.B.Kruk: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPRAL/Resources/SCS_Guide_Final.pdf
General ManagerDouala International Terminal S.A. , Douala, CamerounResponsible to incorporate the company, execute the concession agreement and launch the new joint-venture container terminal concession
Project ManagerAPM Terminals, The Hague (NL)In charge of the Douala container terminal concession project bid
Regional Operations ManagerMaersk South America, Sao Paulo, BrazilResponsible for vessel operations, terminals and stowage coordination for South America. Also Regional Security Officer and Chairman of the USA-VSA terminal committee
General Manager, Land-based Activities Projects – Africa RegionMaerskLine, Copenhagen, DenmarkGeneral Manager, Land-based Activities Projects – Africa Region
Responsible for all land-based privatisation or own projects in Africa : terminals, trucking, warehousing, railways etc…aswell as follow-up of existing affiliates
General ManagerContopsa, San Antonio, ChileResponsible for Chile terminal & stevedoring, reefer depot, emr, container-handling activites for Maersk Line
National Operations Manager & Santos Branch ManagerMaersk Brasil, Santos, Brazil (new organisation)Responsible for setting up Maersk Line operations in Brasil (including terminals, equipment, intermodal, emr, documentation and sub-agencies) and the Agency organisation in Santos
Operations & Terminal ManagerMaersk Belgium, Antwerp - Belgium(contributed to record-breaking yearly average 98 moves/berth hour in 1993)
General Manager - Operations, Deputy General ManagerMaersk India, Mumbai - India (new organisation)Responsible for setting up and running Maersk Line operations in India, including terminals, intermodal, equipment and emr, and operations depts in Madras, Delhi, Calcutta and NhavaSheva (Jawahrlal Nehru Terminal)
Terminal ManagerMaersk Senegal, Dakar, Senegal (new organisation)Responsible for setting up and run the terminal organisation, first Maersk stevedoring outfit in Africa
Traffic & Operations ManagerMaersk France, Marseille, France (new organisation)Responsible for setting up and running the Maersk Line operations in France, including terminals, intermodal, equipment and emr.
Responsible for Documentation
Responsible for setting up the branch office in Fos s/Mer (1981) and Le Havre (1982)
General Manager of Macadam Line, new trucking subsidiary (1986) (additional function)
Chef de serviceG.Feron & de Clebsattel SA, Fos s/Mer, FranceResponsible for the terminal, vessel and intermodal/equipment control/emr operations for EVERGREEN LINE in South of France
Chef de service, operations & manutentionGroupe Balguerie, Marseille & Fos s/Mer, France1977-79 : Responsible for the stevedoring, operations, intermodal/equipment/emr activities for MSC, Hoegh Line, Messina, Seaspeed (ro-ro), Mini-Line in Marseille.
1975-77 : (new organisation) Responsible for the terminal, vessel and intermodal/equipment operations of American President Lines (APL) in South of France
VariousWatson Brown SA, Fos s/Mer & Marseille, FranceDocumentation clerk for COSCO, ACT(A), Concordia Line, Boarding clerk, container-controller, customs clearance clerk
- Licence in Social Sciences (Developing Countries) - Graduated with "Grande Distinction" (magna cum laude)
- Gestion de projet
Experienced port and international shipping executive and advisor, well versed in Public-Private Partnerships.
Result-oriented and creative, demanding and flexible, my previous cross-continental assignments in terminals, operations, agency and corporate functions show that I can adapt and lead my teams regardless of continent, country, religion or language. Hunting for and evaluating new projects and concessions or assessing existing ones , setting up new organizations from scratch or adapting existing structures for new challenges and developments, all this is within my scope, be it in the operational field or at corporate level.
6 years of experience in Africa
3 years experience in Africa Region, projects Dept. (Copenhagen, DK)
7 years in South America
2 years in India
1 year in the Caribbean
2 years in USA