Team

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges 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 Delee

Marnix Delee

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

Senior 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

Consultant

Expert in Sustainability, Energy Transition and Environmental Management for Ports and Strategic Portfolio Management. Certified as Six Sigma Green Belt for continuous improvement and ISO 14001 Lead Environmental Auditor.

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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

Senior 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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Kirsten Raeymaekers

Kirsten Raeymaekers

Consultant

Expert in project management. She has expertise in projects such as Hydrogen import, development of the commercial strategy for the port of Cotonou (Benin) and the sustainable development strategy of Port of Duqm.

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Floris Bakker

Floris Bakker

Consultant

Experience as a global group controller. Additionally, he broadened his view with a Masters in International management Strategy. Expert in Offshore wind farms and project management support.

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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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Elene Gogiberidze

Elene Gogiberidze

Consultant

Elene Gogiberidze has an architectural engineering background around the topics of non-residential architecture and urban design. She holds a masters degree in civil engineering sciences architecture with a specialization in urban design. Expert in offshore windfarms, distribution centers and warehouses for fertilizers.

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Aag Helewaut

Aag Helewaut

Senior Consultant

Seasoned civil engineer and construction specialist, with extensive experience in port engineering and maritime structures, including quay walls, lock systems, terminals, offshore structures and wastewater treatment plants.

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Tim Michielsen

Tim Michielsen

Senior Consultant

Expert in implementation of software solutions in the maritime industry, (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) and Single Window systems), training of end-users. Acquired experience in the shipping process and the use of shipping documents. Combined account management and business development management roles for the West-African market. Project management, implementation and roll-out of IT programs.

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Paul Lambrechts

Paul Lambrechts

Manager Port Projects

Paul has an extensive background as Logistic Service Provider
in Antwerp. His experience covers all aspects of maritime and hinterland transport, warehousing, distribution and trade and custom formalities.

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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

Finance executive

Assistant of finance and accountancy

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Michèle Callaerts

Michèle Callaerts

Team enabler

Marketing & communication executive

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Elly Seuntiens

Elly Seuntiens

Finance executive