Emma Cobos

Director of Innovation and Business Strategy
Port of Barcelona

Always open to innovation & new challenges. Currently motivated to embrace changes in
logistics and imagining the Port of the future in order to make it happen. In January 2021 I
was appointed Director of Innovation and Business Strategy at the Port of
Barcelona. Previously I worked as Business Development Director (2010-2020) also at the
Barcelona Port Authority, building up partnerships with our customers. I Started my career in
Shipping in 1999, working at Transglory , a Freight Forwarder with Headquarters in Barcelona
(Spain), being in charge of developing the agents network in Asia as Director of Transglory
Asia Ltd. with base in Hong Kong. Also, I have been working at Portic Barcelona S.A. (the Port
Community System of the Port of Barcelona) as Sales & Marketing Manager. My academic
background is in Economics & Executive Education, specialized in Foreign Trade & Logistics.
I am currently leading the Blue Economy strategy at the Port.