2017 WORKSHOP ON THE RESTRUCTURING OF PORT AND SHIPPING: TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

August 15-16, 2017 Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

SPEAKERS PROFILE
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen Deputy Director, International Cooperation Department, VINAMARINE
Ms. Joyce Henry
Ms. Joyce Henry President, APSN Council
HE. Mr. Nguyen Van Cong
HE. Mr. Nguyen Van Cong Deputy Minister of Transport of Viet Nam
Dr. Bui Thien Thu
Dr. Bui Thien Thu Deputy Administrator, VINAMARINE
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
Dr. Geraldine Knatz Workshop Facilitator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Mr. Jerry Rysanek
Mr. Jerry Rysanek Workshop Moderator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Mr. Zhang Baochen
Mr. Zhang Baochen Chairman, Academic Committee of China Waterborne Transport Research Institute
Mr. Jens Eskelund
Mr. Jens Eskelund Managing Director, Maersk China Ltd
Mr. Trinh The Cuong
Mr. Trinh The Cuong Director, Transport and Services Department, VINAMARINE
Mr. Yungsok Choe
Mr. Yungsok Choe Senior Researcher, Maritime Policy Department, Korea Maritime Institute
Mr. Aden Wong
Mr. Aden Wong Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Drewry Shipping Consultant
Mr. Tim S. Meisner
Mr. Tim S. Meisner Workshop Moderator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Mr. Les Reardanz
Mr. Les Reardanz CEO of Port of Everett
Mr. Lonnie Kishiyama
Mr. Lonnie Kishiyama Director, Office of International Activities, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van Vice Director, Marketing Department, Sai Gon Newport Corporation
Mr. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Chief Commercial Officer, Jurong Port
Ms. Huang Li
Ms. Huang Li General Manager, Planning & Research Department, COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited
Mr. Mohd. Faiz Hakim B. Hj. Husain
Mr. Mohd. Faiz Hakim B. Hj. Husain Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Asia Global Total Logistics Sdn. Bhd, Port Klang
Ms. Pitinoot Kotcharat
Ms. Pitinoot Kotcharat Chief, International Affairs Section, Policy and Planning Department, Port Authority of Thailand
Mr. Jiravich Klomperee
Mr. Jiravich Klomperee Director, Research and Organization Development Division, Port Authority of Thailand
Ms. Wendy Zatylny
Ms. Wendy Zatylny President, the Association of Canadian Port Authorities
Mr. Ho Kim Lan
Mr. Ho Kim Lan Secretary General, Vietnam Ports Association
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen Deputy Director, International Cooperation Department, VINAMARINE
Professional Experience: -- 7/2014-present Deputy Director, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Maritime Administration, Ministry of Transport, Ha Noi, Viet Nam -- 2007- 7/2014 Official, International Cooperation Department, Vietnam Maritime Administration, Ministry of Transport, Ha Noi, Viet Nam -- 2004-2007 Staff, Import-Export Center, Northern Coal Trading Joint Stock Company, Vietnam Coal & Minerals Group, Ha Noi, Viet Nam -- 2003-2004 Staff, Asian Research Assistance Center, Vietnam National University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam -- 2002-2003 Director’s Secretary & Interpreter, Civil Engineering Construction Corporation No.5, Hai Phong Branch, Hai Phong, Viet Nam Education: -- 2004-2008 Foreign Trade University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam -- 1998-2002 College of Foreign Languages, Vietnam National University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Ms. Joyce Henry
Ms. Joyce Henry President, APSN Council
Joyce Henry is the Director General, Marine Policy at Transport Canada, responsible for policy advice to the Canadian Government on matters related to international and domestic shipping, ports, ferries and the St. Lawrence Seaway. Ms. Henry has lead a number of key files for Transport Canada, both domestically and internationally, including advising the Minister of Transport on fulfilling critical mandate commitments related to safe marine shipping and coastal protection, ferry services in Canada, and ports’ policy. Ms. Henry joined Transport Canada in 2013 and held the position of Executive Director to the Deputy Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities prior to joining the Marine Policy Directorate in October 2014. Previously, Ms. Henry worked at the Privy Council Office, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Ms. Henry is a member of the Consultative Shipping Group, an international forum of marine nations that collaborate to resolve marine related files and the President of the APEC Port Services Network. Ms. Henry has a Bachelor of Journalism with Combined Honours in Political Science from Carleton University and enjoys sport and reading.
HE. Mr. Nguyen Van Cong
HE. Mr. Nguyen Van Cong Deputy Minister of Transport of Viet Nam
HE. Mr. Nguyen Van Cong was born on 10th October, 1960. He graduated with Shipbuilding Engineer major from the University of Shipbuilding of Leningrad, Soviet Union. He also graduated from the University of Commerce, Vietnam. Before being appointed to be Deputy Minister of Ministry of Transport, he was Head of Administrative Office of Ministry of Transport.
Dr. Bui Thien Thu
Dr. Bui Thien Thu Deputy Administrator, VINAMARINE
. Navigation Engineer (Viet Nam Maritime University, 1988) . Master of Economics (Shiga University, Japan, 1995) . Ph.D in Economics (Okayama University, Japan, 2002) Work experience: - Deputy Administrator of Viet Nam Maritime Administration (2011 – present) - Deputy Director General, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Transport of Viet Nam (from 2006-2011) - Other: Shipping Company; Equipment leasing (a joint venture company between Vietnam and Japan); Member of Board of Management of Pacific Airlines.
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
Dr. Geraldine Knatz Workshop Facilitator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Geraldine Knatz is Professor of the Practice of Policy and Engineering, a joint appointment between the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy and the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. She served as the Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles from 2006 to January 2014. She was the first woman to serve in this role and made a significant impact through the creation and implementation of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan, an aggressive plan that reduced air emissions by combined port operations of over 70 percent over five years which is recognized around the world for its innovation and success. She was also the Managing Director of the Port of Long Beach where she also led a number of environmental initiatives, including the Green Port Policy and Truck Trip Reduction Program. She is past president of the American Association of Port Authorities and past president of the International Association of Ports and Harbors. She serves as Gov. Brown’s appointee on the Ocean Protection Council. She has received numerous awards, including Outstanding Women in Transportation (Journal of Commerce, 2007), Woman Executive of the Year (Los Angeles Business Journal, 2007), Compass Award (Women’s Leadership Exchange, 2008), honorary PhD, Maine Maritime Academy (2009), and the Peter Benchley Ocean Award (Blue Frontier Campaign, 2012). In 2014, she was named a member of the National Academy of Engineering in recognition of her international leadership in the engineering and development of environmentally clean urban seaports.
Mr. Jerry Rysanek
Mr. Jerry Rysanek Workshop Moderator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Prior to his retirement from the Canadian public service in March 2012, Mr. Jerry Rysanek was Executive Director, International Marine Policy in the Department of Transport, in Ottawa, Canada. In that position, he was responsible for international maritime relations and marine policy and legislation emanating from the work of international organisations. Over the years of his service in the Canadian government, Mr. Rysanek participated as a Member or Head of Canadian delegations to various diplomatic conferences that adopted new maritime conventions, primarily under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). From October 2002 to October 2004, Mr. Rysanek served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the 1992 International Oil Pollution Fund, and from March 2005 to November 2011 as Chairman of the Assembly of that organization. He is a Titulary Member of the Comité Maritime International. In November 2008, he was elected as the first President of APEC Port Services Network (APSN) and held that position until his retirement.
Mr. Zhang Baochen
Mr. Zhang Baochen Chairman, Academic Committee of China Waterborne Transport Research Institute
Mr. Zhang Baochen, (born in 1960) is the chairman of the Academic Committee of China Waterborne Transport Research Institute. Mr. Zhang graduated from Dalian Maritime University with a Master's degree in Engineering. As a professor-level senior engineer, and honorary member of China Shipping 50 Forum, Zhang is highly experienced in the management and research of water transport safety, marine survey, maritime search and rescue, oil spill response, and the development of water transport. He used to serve as the director general of the Traffic Safety Board of the Ministry of Transport of P. R. China, director general of Shangdong Maritime Safety Administration, the director general of Tianjin Maritime Safety Administration, and the president of China Waterborne Transport Research Institute. With his extraordinary achievements both in the works and studies, he won many awards for maritime science & technology. At present, he is leading studies on a series of key projects, including ‘risk prevention and control of the water transport safety in Yangtze River’, and ‘how to prevent and control serious shipping and port accidents by learning from typical cases’.
Mr. Jens Eskelund
Mr. Jens Eskelund Managing Director, Maersk China Ltd
Jens Eskelund was born in 1970 in Aarhus, Denmark. He holds an MA in philosophy and has studied at University of Aarhus and University of Texas at Austin. He has also pursued studies in Chinese at Renmin University. Coming to Beijing as a student in 1998, Jens Eskelund has since worked as Commercial Officer at the Danish Embassy to China before taking on a position as Marketing Manager for Maersk Line in Beijing in 2000. He has since held positions as General Manager for Public Affairs for Maersk Line in China and later Director of Public Affairs for North Asia before assuming the current position as Managing Director of Maersk China Ltd., an investment company of the Maersk Group in China. A main focus of Maersk China Ltd. is to engage Chinese Government entities, institutions and trade associations on matters of policy, regulatory environment and business development on behalf of the companies within the Maersk Group. Jens Eskelund is Chairman of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China. Jens Eskelund is married and has two sons.
Mr. Trinh The Cuong
Mr. Trinh The Cuong Director, Transport and Services Department, VINAMARINE
Mr. Trinh The Cuong was born on 9th November 1974. He started as a seafarer at Vietnam Ocean Shipping Company. Before being appointed to be Director of Maritime Transport & Shipping Services Department, he has spent more than fifteen years working in Maritime Legal Department of VINAMARINE. He graduated with Navigation Department, Vietnam Maritime University (VIMARU), master course in maritime administration at World Maritime University (WMU), Ph.D Degree of Public Administration Management, National Academy of Public Administration.
Mr. Yungsok Choe
Mr. Yungsok Choe Senior Researcher, Maritime Policy Department, Korea Maritime Institute
Yungsok Choe joined the Korea Maritime Institute in 2005 as a policy researcher. He covers issues in the shipping industry ranging from domestic and international shipping policies and regulations, international relations, commercial practices and etc. Before joining the Korea Maritime Institute, he worked at Hyundai Merchant Marine in Seoul and also worked at ship brokerage firms of Poten & Partners in New York and Cass Maritime in Seoul and London. Yungsok Choe is a graduate of Korea Maritime University with a B.A. in International Trade and has a master’s degree in Maritime Law from Tulane University in New Orleans. He also studied English law at City University in London and has completed courses for a M.A. in Shipping Management from Korea Maritime University and a Ph.D. in International Law from Korea University. He lives with his family in Busan.
Mr. Aden Wong
Mr. Aden Wong Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Drewry Shipping Consultant
Professional expertise: Aden is a Senior Consultant with Drewry. He has over 9 years of private and public sector experiences in the maritime industry, and is proficient in multiple domains within the port sector: strategic analysis, policy formulation, business development, market studies and due diligence. Based in the Singapore office, Aden has project and work experiences in the port sectors of Sri Lanka and emerging Southeast Asian markets such as Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia and Thailand. He holds a Master in Public Administration from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and 1st Class Honors in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Sample project leadership experience: • Hambantota Port Traffic Study • East Java Container Market Study • West Java Container Market Study • Colombo Port Container Traffic Study • Thilawa Port Container Traffic Study • Egypt Port Policy project • Global Container Port Sector Entry Study
Mr. Tim S. Meisner
Mr. Tim S. Meisner Workshop Moderator / Senior Consultant of APSN
Specializing in transportation consulting with a focus on safety, security and policy areas, Tim has a Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Dalhousie University and also obtained his Certified Management Accounting (CMA) designation. Recently retired as a senior executive with the Public Service of Canada, Tim has broad experience in the transportation field including responsibilities in the marine, aviation and rail modes. Tim started his public service career with Transport Canada’s Airports organization in 1981 and worked in both the Atlantic Regional office and in Ottawa. In 1996, Tim joined the Canadian Coast Guard and served as the Director of Policy and Legislation for Coast Guard Marine Programs and as acting Director General, Marine Programs. In 2004 Tim became the Director General Strategies and Integration for Transport Canada’s Safety and Security Group. In 2005, Tim was appointed to the position of Executive Director for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) Act Review. The review examined the CATSA Act, future aviation security requirements, and actions taken to address the specific aviation security breaches associated with the Air India flight 182 bombing. In 2007, Tim was appointed the Executive Director for the Railway Safety Act (RSA) Review. The RSA Review report, Stronger Ties: A Shared Commitment to Railway Safety, presented findings and over 50 recommendations to improve rail safety in Canada. In April 2008, Tim was appointed the Director General marine policy with Transport Canada with responsibilities domestic shipping policy, international marine policy and ports policy. While in this position, he led the development of a strategy for a world-class oil spill regime for Canada. In 2015 Tim assumed the position of Director General Marine Safety with responsibilities for overseeing the Marine Safety and Security program designed to advance the safety, security and environment protection of Canada’s marine transportation system. Tim also served as President of the Beijing based Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Port Services Network from 2011 to 2016 and is a past member of the Board of Governors of the World Maritime University in Malmo Sweden.
Mr. Les Reardanz
Mr. Les Reardanz CEO of Port of Everett
Les Reardanz serves as the Port of Everett’s CEO/Executive Director. He assumed his new role on November 16, 2014. Prior to accepting the CEO position, Reardanz served as the Port’s Deputy Executive Director, the second highest staff leadership position at the Port. In this capacity, Reardanz led the Port’s environmental cleanups, public policy, communications, human resources, legal and contracting. In addition to his civilian duties, Reardanz is a Captain in the Naval Reserve and is the Deputy Legal Counsel (Reserve) for Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is able to practice law in the states of Washington and California (inactive) and before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as other federal and military courts. Reardanz has more than 20 years of leadership experience. Prior to coming to the Port of Everett, Reardanz served as the municipal legal advisor at the City of Bellingham. He was also the project manager for the city’s Waterfront District Development, which was a joint effort with the Port of Bellingham. Reardanz received his B.A. in History from the University of California Davis in 1987 and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles in 1990. He is married and has two children.
Mr. Lonnie Kishiyama
Mr. Lonnie Kishiyama Director, Office of International Activities, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
As the Director, Office of International Activities, Mr. Kishiyama is responsible for coordinating the Maritime Administration's participation in international activities concerned with maritime transportation matters. His office routinely engages in foreign economic and political developments which may affect United States maritime transport interests, including multilateral and bilateral activities. In conjunction with the United States Trade Representative and other government agencies, his office also frequently participates on the U.S. teams negotiating Free Trade Agreements with other countries. Mr. Kishiyama previously served as the Acting Director and Deputy Director of the Maritime Administration’s Office of Policy and Plans. He is a retired Coast Guard officer with over twenty-five years of transportation, international, legal, and maritime experience. He also completed a three-year detail at the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the General Counsel. Before joining the Maritime Administration in early 2012, Mr. Kishiyama served at the Transportation Security Administration’s Office of Global Strategies as the Senior Liaison at the Department of State and Lead for the Multilateral Engagement Team.
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van Vice Director, Marketing Department, Sai Gon Newport Corporation
Mrs. Pham Thi Thuy Van was born on 5th April 1970. She has spent more than ten years working in Saigon Newport Corporation - the leading container terminal operator in Vietnam. As a Vice Marketing Director of SNP, she has joined the teams of studying and developing Tan Cang - Cai Mep deep sea project as well as other projects to develop container terminals and logistics facilities and services of Saigon Newport. She has got the Master Degree of TESOL ( Teaching English as the Second Language) of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City) and she also graduated from the Vietnam-Belgium Master Programs in Administration and Marketing (Ho Chi Minh City Open University in collaboration with Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Belgium).
Mr. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Chief Commercial Officer, Jurong Port
Desmond Lim joined Jurong Port as Chief Commercial Officer in October 2015. Prior to this, Desmond was the Country Managing Director for Panalpina World Transport, Singapore; one of the top five freight forwarders globally. He joined Panalpina in 2011 as the Area Head of Air Freight, Southeast Asia. He has strong commercial and business background especially negotiating contracts with large multinationals. He was promoted to Country Managing Director, Singapore in 2013, and was made a Listed Director of the Panalpina Singapore Company as well as an appointed member of the Logistics Skills Council by Singapore WSG. Desmond started his career with Singapore Airlines (SIA)/SIA Cargo as a Sales & Marketing Executive. He quickly rose to the position of Regional Marketing Manager of West Asia and Africa in 2003. In 2005, he was the Executive Assistant to the President and concurrently assumed the role of Programme Manager for the WOW Alliance. Desmond also took on several overseas assignments to Atlanta, USA; Bali, Indonesia; and Abu Dhabi, UAE. Desmond was the Global Sales and Distribution Manager before he left to join Panalpina World Transport in 2011. Desmond holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (First Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore, and was placed on the university’s inaugural Vice Chancellor’s List.
Ms. Huang Li
Ms. Huang Li General Manager, Planning & Research Department, COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited
Company/Position: General Manager of Planning & Research Department of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited Ms.Huang, aged 37, graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with international trade major. Ms.Huang joined China Shipping Group in 2002. She has over ten years of experience in shipping & ports industry and has unique views on the development trends of global shipping & ports. She is used to work with an entrepreneurial attitude and being responsible for the results. Working Experience: ▪ 2002.7-2016.6 Supervisor、Assistant Manager、Deputy Manager of General Affairs Department and Enterprise Management & Legal Department ofChina Shipping Terminal Development Co., Ltd. ▪ 2016.7-present Vice General Manager and General Manager of Planning & Research Department of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited. Ms.Huang is responsible for the management of the Company’s work relating to strategic planning.
Mr. Mohd. Faiz Hakim B. Hj. Husain
Mr. Mohd. Faiz Hakim B. Hj. Husain Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Asia Global Total Logistics Sdn. Bhd, Port Klang
"Faiz as he is fondly called, is an intergalactic dreamer, an entrepreneur in a corporate disguise. Vice Chairman, Young Professional at The Chartered Institute of Logistics Transport Malaysian. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree of Business Administration (Honours), majoring in Transport, from the University Technology MARA and later did a Post Graduate Diploma in Port and Logistics Management from University of Cambridge. Now, as if his life is not already complicated, he signed up for a MSc in Supply Chain with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In December 2016, he co-founded Asia Global Total Logistics as one of the Director. Taking advantage of Malaysian expanding Logistics, Ports, Marine and Transportation stronghold in South East Asia. A loving Husband and the father of Nashua, Adam, Alyssa, Mikael, Arianna and Iqbal, trying hard to deal with Manchester United somewhat mediocre performance and believed the world is his oyster. He felt younger for a few decades everytime he listens to the tunes of Coldplay, Matchbox 20, Queen and Ramones. A makeshift Prop for SMS Old Boys Rugby Club, an avid foodie fan, contributes his ramblings to Linked In's Pulse Magazine once in a while, self-acclaimed movie critique, loves the nature and tries to run in his free time”
Ms. Pitinoot Kotcharat
Ms. Pitinoot Kotcharat Chief, International Affairs Section, Policy and Planning Department, Port Authority of Thailand
Certificate: -- Certificate of Appreciation for Individual Performance and Service to Fellow Student by Kalmar, Sweden -- Certificate of Participation in the Regional Seminar on Facilitation of the International maritime Traffic by International Maritime Organization -- The World Maritime University Acknowledge with Thanks the Contribution as Public Relation Officer WMU Women’s Association Class of 2016 Experience: -- 2016-Currently Chief, International Affair Section, Research and Organization Development Division, Port Authority of Thailand -- 2013-2016 Assistance Chief, International Affair Section, Research and Organization Development Division, Port Authority of Thailand -- 2011-2012 Technical officer, Planning division, Port Authority of Thailand -- 2010 Officer, Marketing Division, Board of Investment of Thailand Meeting: -- Maritime Safety Committee, IMO -- ASEAN Port Association -- Maritime Transport Working Group -- APEC Port Association -- APEC TPT-WG , APEC MEG Education: -- Master of Science on Port Management, World Maritime University, Sweden -- Bachelor on Economics (Economics Major), Kasetsart University, Thailand Project: -- Dissertation on A Forecasting Model for Container Throughput: Empirical Research for Laem Chabang Port, Thailand Skill: -- COMPUTER SKILL: Microsoft Office : Access, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access Adobe Photoshop, EVIEWS, ARENA -- ENGLISH SKILL: Speaking = Good, Reading = Good, Writing = Good -- COMMUNICATION SKILL: Good
Mr. Jiravich Klomperee
Mr. Jiravich Klomperee Director, Research and Organization Development Division, Port Authority of Thailand
Date of birth: 30 April 1967 Nationality: Thai Marital status: Married Activities: Guitar, football, tennis. Member of the Association of the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Thailand Education: -- 1999–2000 Master of Science (Port Management), World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden -- 1985–1989 Bachelor of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand -- 1979–1985 Suankularb Wittayalai School, Bangkok, Thailand Work Experience: -- Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) 2008–Present Chief of International Affairs Section, Policy and Planning Department 2002–2007 Technical Officer 10, Planning & Marketing Department 2000–2002 Technical Officer 9, Project Monitoring & Evaluation Section, Project and Planning Department 1993–2000 Technical Officer 6-8, Research and Development, Project and Planning Department -- Siam Commercial Bank 1989–1993 Loan Officer Field Training, Seminar and Technical Visit to (2000-2007): -- ASEAN ports e.g. Tanjung Pelepas, Muara Port, Ho Chi Minh Port, Phnom Penh Port, Sihanoukville Port and Philippine Ports Authority -- Port of Malmo, Port of Trelleborg and Port of Gothenburg, Sweden -- Port of Copenhagen and Port of Aarhus, Denmark -- Port of Malta, Malta -- Port of Rotterdam, Port of Amsterdam and Flushing Port, the Netherlands -- Port of Felixstowe, England -- Port of Le Havre, France -- Port of Antwerp, Port of Ghent and Port of Zeebrugge, Belgium Strengths: -- Skill of overall port management system and port marketing -- Strong Knowledge in modern container terminal planning and operation -- Specialize in international cooperation communication. -- Skill of over all project management and project appraisal. -- Strong problem solving and Creative thinking skill, mainly applied in conceptualizing maritime activities for implementing better solution -- Good command of written and spoken English -- Computer literate
Ms. Wendy Zatylny
Ms. Wendy Zatylny President, the Association of Canadian Port Authorities
Wendy Zatylny is a seasoned executive who brings more than 25 years’ experience spearheading issues on the federal and provincial-territorial landscapes—including policy development and roll-out, reputation stewardship, issues management and advocacy to advance member interests. Wendy has represented Canadian issues on the world stage, and led national stakeholder engagement and government relations programs developed in concert with effective media and advertising strategies. Born in Quebec and charged with Canada-wide program initiatives, Wendy brings a bilingual and truly national perspective to the ACPA mandate. Outside of the office, Wendy is a proud rugby mom to her 20 year old son, as well as an avid sailor and competitive ballroom dancer. Active in her community, she is a recipient of the Governor General's Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada.
Mr. Ho Kim Lan
Mr. Ho Kim Lan Secretary General, Vietnam Ports Association
Mr. Ho Kim Lan graduated as a civil engineer, but as a computer analyst, he has spent most of his time in developing and promoting IT application in ports. Later, when appointed as Manager of international relations of Saigon Port, Mr. Lan dedicated most of his time in fostering cooperative relationship between Saigon Port and other international sister ports and later in the establishment of some deep water container joint venture terminals in Cai Mep Thi Vai area, Vietnam, developed by Saigon Port together with its foreign partners. With Saigon Port as the one of the key founders of Vietnam Seaports Association (VPA), Mr. Lan was elected as Secretary General of the Association and has been in this position since 2001. During the period when VPA joined the ASEAN Ports Association (APA) as country member from 1995, Mr. Lan has actively participated in APA activities, including hosting APA events in Vietnam, and was once elected and had served as APA Chairman for a two-year term (2006-2007). His experiences encompass different phases of port development and operations in a developing country in reaching international standards and best practices in port business and operations.
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