Patrik Benrick

Patrik Benrick is the Head of Strategic Development & Innovation in the Port of Gothenburg, Scandinavia’s largest port and one of the leading ports of the world in environmental matters. Mr Benrick leads a team that run a wide range of strategic development projects, in partnerships with shipping companies, truck manufacturers and terminal operators. First […]

Håkan Engman

Håkan Engman has a MSc degree in engineering and extensive executive experience in Software and Communications industry including companies like Ericsson, IBM, BMC Software and several start-up companies. Mr Engman is now the Commercial Director in Bentley’s Industry Solutions division, leading business development activities for Airports, Seaports, Smart Districts and Cities. Prior to Bentley as […]

Hector Calls

Bachelor of Marine Sciences, with a master’s degree in Engineering and port management with a specialty in Port Dredging, with more than 23 years of experience in environmental consulting and surveys, mainly in the marine (nearshore & offshore) and port fields. Throughout his career, in addition to specializing in the environmental aspects of port and […]

Ekaitz López

Ekaitz Lopez Amurrio (42) is the Chief Financial Officer of the Bilbao Port Authority (BPA) since 2014. Graduated at Deusto Business School, he specialised in finance and logistic (2003), and completed the Executive MBA at IESE Business School (2010). Ekaitz supports the BilbaoPORTLAB project to build an open innovation ecosystem at the Port of Bilbao. […]

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, […]

Gangadhar Gude

Gangadhar Gude is the founder and CEO of ATAI (2018) Labs Pvt Ltd and the Co-Founder of INVECAS Inc (2014). Under his leadership, INVECAS has received the Red Herring Global 100 award in 2016 and Most Innovative Product Winner: IESA Technovation Awards in 2018. ATAI, his latest venture, is an applied AI company that provides […]

Christopher Saavedra

Christopher is a container terminal automation professional with more than 12 years of experience in port management and operations. His background is in military naval sciences and in terminal operations management of conventional and automated terminals, where he was heavily involved in the implementation and testing of new technologies. In his previous position at Kalmar, […]

Mette Kjems Bærentzen

Mette has worked at Kalmar for six years, focusing on a broad scope of development initiatives for counterbalanced container handlers, including digitalisation, electrification and automation. She has 25 years of experience in product and business development and is now responsible for facilitating Kalmar’s reduction of its value chain emissions by 50% before 2030. This is […]

José Andrés Giménez

José Andrés Giménez is an Industrial Engineer (Polytechnic University of Valencia, 2005) and has 17 years of experience in the logistics-port sector, developing innovation and research projects focused on the fields of port logistics and maritime transport. His fields of expertise are related to increasing the efficiency of logistics and port operations through the development […]

Andima Ormaetxe

Andima Ormaetze Bengoa is the Operations, Commerical, Logistics and Strategy Director of the Port of Bilbao Authority since 2018. Hei is the member of the Board of Directors of several Dry Ports and Intermodal Platforms, such as Azuqueca de Henares (Guadalajara), Coslada (Madrid, Villafria (Burgos), CSP Iberian Zaragoza Terminal and Sibport.