Jens Meier (56) has been CEO of the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) since 2008. With more than 25 years of experience in the port, logistics, finance and IT sectors, the computer science graduate is a recognized leader in the maritime industry. His previous professional positions include board positions at Fiege Holding, the tts Group, Systematics AG (later EDS) or Soft-ware Design & Management AG (Ernst & Young Group). In May 2019, Jens Meier was elected Vice-President of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), responsible for Europe, since the end of 2021 temporarily for Africa as well. Jens Meier is a frequent speaker with a large media outreach, in particular on future maritime affairs and in the area of digitali-zation.
With regard to his voluntary commitment, Jens Meier is a founding board member of the Ham-burger Informatik Forum e.V. (Hamburg Informatics Forum). He is also a member of several supervisory boards and boards of trustees. From 2015 to 2018 he served as president of Hamburger Sport Verein e.V. (HSV).