Dr. Eva Savelsberg

Speeding-up and optimizing the decision-making processes in terminal operations is the focus of Dr. Eva Savelsberg. As Senior Vice President of INFORM’s Logistics Division, she specializes in Agile Optimization Software which renders a wide range of business processes more productive, agile and reliable, including processes for maritime and inland ports as well as distribution centres. Besides […]

Christian Blauert

Christian Blauert is the Global Director in Port and Terminal Development for Moffatt & Nichol. Christian has over 25 years of experience within the maritime industry with a strong focus on container terminal developments, terminal management, automation projects and management-strategy as well as business development. Christian joined Moffatt & Nichol having held various C-suite roles, […]

Ali Yildiz

In 1996, Ali Yildiz graduated from ITU, Electronics and Communication Engineering. 1996-1998; Head of Technical Services in Meridian Computer Services 1998-2001; Systems Support Engineer in Alstom Power Systems, 2001-2012; IT Manager in Electrolux Turkey Since 2012; IT Manager in Arkas Holding Port and Terminal Operations Group He is interested in literature and writes short stories […]

Simon Van Wijlen

Simon van Wijlen is a marine terminal IT Director professional with a passion for ensuring that IT adds value to the terminal operation. He is specialized in terminal automation, building IT teams, and getting the terminal to a high level of performance. Coming from a solid manufacturing and logistics background, Simon is since 2000 in […]

Carlos Lopez Barbera

Carlos Lopez Barbera is the Vice President of Product Management at Navis. He has been with Navis for 7 years and during his journey he had the opportunity to be part of some of the most innovative projects in the industry. His experience on the field is fundamental to understand the real challenges of the […]

Eleanor Hadland

Eleanor Hadland has over 25-years experience in the port sector, working initially for the UK’s largest port operator Associated British Ports. She has subsequently held senior level consultancy roles with Drewry, Moffatt & Nichol, BMT and AECOM. Re-joining Drewry in 2019, she is leading their port sector research team which provides timely analysis of the […]

Boris Wenzel

Seasoned CEO with strong focus on strategy and change-management. Twenty years’ experience in senior leadership positions in Asia and Europe backed by early experience as a turn-around specialist and proven track record in building successful teams and creating shareholder value. Multi-industry, multi-company and multi-continent experience in diverse cultural environments and solid experience representing interests of […]

Luis Canto

Luis is a professional Electronics Engineer, originally from Argentina. For the last 15 years he has been based at Malaysia taking care of Crane Upgrades and Services for different Ports and Terminals at the whole Asia Pacific (Impsa and Cargotec). He now works as Deputy CEO & Engineering, Projects and Infrastructure Director at TPE Peru […]

Rafael Velásquez

Rafael Velásquez holds a PhD in Mathematical Optimization from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. He has worked in Optimization Projects over the last 14 years within the Research and IT sector. He joined INFORM in 2008 with focus on promoting optimization solutions in the Container Terminal industry. Since 2012 he is leading the Port Optimization projects […]

Matthew Wittemeier

Matthew Wittemeier is responsible for marketing at INFORM’s Logistics Division where he has become a thought-provoking contributor to many industry publications and conferences. He is co-author of the award winning 2038: A Smart Port Story – a story about the future of technology and the social challenges it may bring. Matthew is a member and […]