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

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

SPEAKERS PROFILE
Ms.Joyce Henry
Ms.Joyce Henry President, the APSN Council
Mr.Nguyen Van Cong
Mr.Nguyen Van Cong Vice Minister of Transport , Viet Nam
Dr. Bui Thien Thu
Dr. Bui Thien Thu Deputy Administrator of Vietnam Maritime Administration (VINAMARINE), Ministry of Transport , Viet Nam
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
Dr. Geraldine Knatz Senior Consultant of APSN/Professor, University of Southern California
Mr. Zhang Baochen
Mr. Zhang Baochen the Chairman of the Academic Committee, China Waterborne Transport Research Institute
Mr. Jens Eskelund
Mr. Jens Eskelund Managing Director of Maersk China Ltd
Mr. Bui Van Quy
Mr. Bui Van Quy Marketing Director, Saigon Newport, Viet Nam
Mr. Yungsok Choe
Mr. Yungsok Choe Senior Researcher, Maritime Policy Research Department, Maritime Industry Research Division, Korea Maritime Institute
Mr. Aden Wong
Mr. Aden Wong Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Drewry
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Tuan
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Tuan Deputy Director of Planning and Investment Department of VINAMARINE
Mr. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Jurong Port’s Chief Commercial Officer
Ms. Huang Li
Ms. Huang Li General Manager of Planning & Research Department of 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, Malaysia
Mr. Jens Eskelund
Mr. Jens Eskelund Managing Director of Maersk China Ltd
Mr. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Chief Commercial Officer, Jurong Port
Mr.Yungsok Choe
Mr.Yungsok Choe Senior Researcher, Maritime Policy Department, Korea Maritime Institute
Ms.Joyce Henry
Ms.Joyce Henry President, the APSN Council
Mr.Nguyen Van Cong
Mr.Nguyen Van Cong Vice Minister of Transport , Viet Nam
Dr. Bui Thien Thu
Dr. Bui Thien Thu Deputy Administrator of Vietnam Maritime Administration (VINAMARINE), Ministry of Transport , Viet Nam
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
Dr. Geraldine Knatz Senior Consultant of APSN/Professor, University of Southern California
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. Zhang Baochen
Mr. Zhang Baochen the Chairman of the Academic Committee, 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 of Maersk China Ltd
Mr. Bui Van Quy
Mr. Bui Van Quy Marketing Director, Saigon Newport, Viet Nam
Mr. Yungsok Choe
Mr. Yungsok Choe Senior Researcher, Maritime Policy Research Department, Maritime Industry Research Division, Korea Maritime Institute
Mr. Aden Wong
Mr. Aden Wong Project Manager, Senior Consultant, Drewry
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. Nguyen Xuan Tuan
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Tuan Deputy Director of Planning and Investment Department of VINAMARINE
Mr. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Jurong Port’s Chief Commercial Officer
Ms. Huang Li
Ms. Huang Li General Manager of Planning & Research Department of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited
Name: Huang li 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, Malaysia
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 Malaysia and a member of APSN since 2015. 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 Massachuseds Ins(tute of Technology. In 2013, he joined NCB Holdings Group as the Head,Group Strategy Division. NCB Holdings is the parent company for Northport (Malaysia) Bhd and Kontena Nasional Bhd. Last year he co-founded Asia Global Total Logistics which he aspired to be the leading Terminal Logistics Operator in Malaysia. 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 makeshig Prop for SMSS 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.
Mr. Jens Eskelund
Mr. Jens Eskelund Managing Director of 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. Desmond Lim
Mr. Desmond Lim Chief Commercial Officer, Jurong Port
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.
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