Team

The Port of Antwerp International team consists of highly skilled experts with extensive port and terminal experience, and are carefully selected to form a multidisciplinary team, covering all expertise required within a port and logistics environment. Moreover, their expertise has been tested in and enriched by the implementation in ports and terminals worldwide.

The management team:

Kristof Waterschoot

Kristof Waterschoot

Managing Director

Business and regulatory expert for Ports and Port Authorities.
His experience covers all aspects of ports strategy, including multi-modal solutions.

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Stefan Cassimon

Stefan Cassimon

Director

Expert in all aspects of port logistics, from warehouse operations to maritime forwarding.
Specialized in projects related to the development of sustainable and highly efficient supply chains in the maritime industry and the dry ports concept.

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Mario Lievens

Mario Lievens

Director

Expert in port management, port development and strategy. Combining his strong legal and financial background with the economic reality of ports and terminals, offering pragmatic solutions to its customers.

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The experts of Port of Antwerp International:

Koen Cornilly

Koen Cornilly

Manager Port Projects

Expert in implementation of software solutions in the maritime industry for operations and terminals, training of end-users.

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Marnix Delée

Marnix Delée

Manager Port Projects

Nautical expert. Analysis of visions and strategies in the planning phase, assessment of traffic flows, port infrastructure and operational procedures. Safety and security expertise.

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Michiel Dubos

Michiel Dubos

Consultant

Expert in business transformation, finance, market analysis, agile program and project management, process optimization and IT solutions.

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Philippe Droesbeke

Philippe Droesbeke

Manager Port Projects

Expert in terminal management and business development with focus on dry and liquid bulk sector.
General management support, organisational structures, market studies, terminal design, operational effiency, logistical optimisation.

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Edouard Jourdain

Edouard Jourdain

Manager Port Projects

Expert in logistics, customs, finance and change management.
Project management, restructuring organisations, implementation and roll-out of IT programs.

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Nico Suys

Nico Suys

Senior Consultant

Expert in all aspects of concession management: market inquiries of purchased land, tarification, setting up agreements, efficient use of space, negotiations with applicants for concessions.

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Nico Vertongen

Nico Vertongen

Director Africa

Expert in port management, master planning and training in Central and West Africa.
Specialized in maritime market studies, public private partnerships in ports, maritime traffic studies and port authorities.

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Joachim Verheyen

Joachim Verheyen

Bart Van Mol

Bart Van Mol

Manager port projects

Expert in port development and port management, business development, business and trade facilitation and process optimisation.

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Geoffrey Van Tittelboom

Geoffrey Van Tittelboom

Consultant

Expert in terminal operations with focus on containers, operational excellence, business process modelling and project management. Has a business management background.

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Frederik Boterdaele

Frederik Boterdaele

Senior Consultant

Expert in development & learning solutions, background in business development & project management.

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Joris Daman

Joris Daman

Frank Bracquez

Frank Bracquez

Manager Port Projects

Expert in Market analysis, feasibility studies, business plan development and implementation in the field of ports, terminals and (ocean) shipping. A career of 30 years gives him solid expertise in port and terminal performance and operational assessment with focus on production optimisation and cost minimalisation.

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Nele Voorspoels

Nele Voorspoels

Manager Port Projects

Nearly 20 years of experience in the international logistics industry in commercial, marketing and strategic roles. She’s worked as an expat in Africa for 4 years  in Libreville, Gabon and Cotonou, Benin. Nele has a strong commercial profile, with excellent skills as a communicator, team leader and project manager. Neat analytical and organizational skills and hands-on experience in change management. 

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An Cant

An Cant

Senior Consultant

More than 10 years of experience as a business analyst and business solutions architect within the Port of Antwerp, with projects ranging from business process analysis, process optimization to implementing digital solutions for customs, rail transport and barge transport. Expertise in developing port community projects.

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Nancy Leyman

Nancy Leyman

Management Assistant to the Managing Director

Management assistant to Kristof Waterschoot

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Sophie Van De Poel

Sophie Van De Poel

Financial executive

Assistant of finance and accountancy

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Kirsten Raeymaekers

Kirsten Raeymaekers

Team Enabler

Financial, marketing & communication executive

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