APSN Forum on Digital Innovation and Port Connectivity

24 September 2019 Cuzco, Peru

SPEAKERS PROFILE
Mr. Edward Allan Wagner Tizón
Mr. Edward Allan Wagner Tizón Ambassador
Mr. Tan Wee Meng
Mr. Tan Wee Meng Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Biju Ninan Oommen
Mr. Biju Ninan Oommen Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist of The World Bank
Ms. Jessie Chung
Ms. Jessie Chung Chairman of Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association
Dr. Sung-Woo Lee
Dr. Sung-Woo Lee Deputy President of Korea Maritime Institute
Mr. Edward Allan Wagner Tizón
Mr. Edward Allan Wagner Tizón Ambassador
Ambassador Edward Allan Wagner Tizón Lima, 7 February 1942 Married to Julia de la Guerra Urquiaga. Daughters: Carla, Paula, Mónica, Julia and Verónica. Titles: - Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy - Career diplomat. - Extrajudicial Conciliator. Education: - Marist School San Isidro, Lima (1949-1953). - National School Ignacio Merino, Talara (1954-1958). - Chemical Engineering (partial), National University of Trujillo and National University of Engineering, Lima (1959-1962). - School of Arts, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (1963-1964). - Diplomatic Academy of Peru (1966-1967). - Trade Policy Course, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Genève (1965). - Cycles on Professional Development, Diplomatic Academy of Peru (1975-1977). - Training Course for Conciliators, CONCILIUM Centre (1999). Academic distinctions: - Doctor Honoris Causa by the National University of San Marcos. - Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of San Ignacio de Loyola. Diplomatic career: - Admitted as Assistant to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by public contest (1963). - Assistant in the Department of Information, Commercial Directorate (1963-1964). - Responsible for GATT Affairs, Directorate of Economic Affairs (1965-1967). - Joined the Foreign Service in 1968 as Third Secretary (first place) (1968). - Third and Second Secretary, Deputy Representative of Peru to the Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA), Montevideo, Uruguay (1968-1971). - First Secretary, Head of the Economic Department of the Embassy of Peru in the United States of America (1972-1974). - Counsellor, Director for Technical and Financial International Cooperation (1975-1976). - Counsellor, Director for Latin American Economic Relations and Integration and Deputy Representative to the Cartagena Agreement Commission (1976-1977). - Counsellor, Head of the Political Department of the Embassy of Peru in Chile (1978-1979). - Minister Counsellor, Chief of Cabinet of the Vice-minister and Secretary General of Foreign Affairs (1982). - Minister Counsellor, Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1982-1983). - Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d'Affaires a.i. to the Embassy of Peru in the United States (1983-1985). - Ambassador of Peru to Spain (1988-1990). - Ambassador of Peru to Venezuela (1991-1992). - Ambassador of Peru to the United States of America (2001-2002). - Ambassador of Peru to the Kingdom of the Netherlands (2008-2014). - Retired from the Diplomatic Service as of 7 February 2012. Other official positions: - Minister of Foreign Affairs (July 1985-May 1988). - Minister of Foreign Affairs (July 2002 - December 2003). - Minister of Defence (July 2006-December 2007). - Agent of Peru before the International Court of Justice on the maritime delimitation dispute vs. Chile (2008-2014). International positions: - Head of External Relations, Cartagena Agreement Board (1980-1981). - Director of Development and Special Advisor to the Permanent Secretary of the Latin American Economic System (SELA), Caracas (1992-1998). - Advisor to the General Secretariat of the Andean Community for the Common Foreign Policy (2000- 2001). - Secretary General of the Andean Community (January 2004-July 2006). Current occupation: - Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Peru Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (April 2015- ) - President of the Civil Society Association “Transparencia” (August 2016- ) - President of the Peruvian Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris (May 2017- ) -President of the Ad-Hoc Commission for the Judiciary Reform (July 2018) - Chair of the APEC Vision Group (AVG) (May 2018 -) Institutions: - Member of the Peruvian Council on International Relations (COPERI) - Member of the Peruvian Society of International Law - Member of the Peruvian Andean Commission of Jurists - Member of the Society Founders of Independence and Qualified Defenders of the Fatherland Teaching: - Professor at the Diplomatic Academy of Peru (1999-2001, 1975-1978). - Professor at the Department of Integration, Andean University Simón Bolívar, Sucre (2000). - Professor at the Graduate School Faculty of Law and Political Science, Central University of Venezuela (1996). - Professor at the Master´s School on Governance, Institute of Government, University of San Martín de Porres (2006- 2007). - Professor at the Graduate School of the University of San Ignacio de Loyola (2014). Honours: - Grand Cross of the Order "El Sol del Perú". - Officer, Commander and Grand Cross of the Order "Merit for Distinguished Services of Peru." - Grand Cross of the Order of Diplomatic Merit "José Gregorio Paz Soldán." - Grand Cross of the Order of Justice. - Grand Cross of the Military Order of Ayacucho. - Grand Crosses of the Orders of Merit of the Army, Navy and Air Force of Peru. - Grand Crosses of the Orders Miguel Grau, Francisco Bolognesi and José Quiñones. - Grand Crosses and medals in various categories from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Morocco, Mexico, Panama, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Romania and Venezuela.
Mr. Tan Wee Meng
Mr. Tan Wee Meng Chief Technical Officer
Tan Wee Meng joined Jurong Port as Senior Manager of Equipment Engineering in 2005 and was appointed Chief Technical Officer in 2015. He was previously with PSA in the Container Terminal Engineering department, working in port equipment engineering, fleet management and equipment procurement. He was in the pioneer team for PSA’s AGV pilot project. At Jurong Port, he manages the Technical Services Division, is responsible for maintenance and procurement of port equipment, infrastructural development and planning, and oversees the port masterplan. Wee Meng holds a Bachelor Degree of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) from the National University of Singapore. He also completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Biju Ninan Oommen
Mr. Biju Ninan Oommen Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist of The World Bank
Biju Ninan Oommen serves as the Senior Port & Maritime Transport Specialist at The World Bank, based at Singapore. Oommen supports the Transport & Digital Development Global Practice, engaging in strategy and development, preparation and supervision of projects and technical assistance, sharing of knowledge and experience, and the design of innovative solutions for ports and maritime transport infrastructure development. Prior to joining The World Bank, Oommen worked for a short sea container ship owner/operator, first as a Commercial manager developing the logistics and liner shipping business in South Asia & West Asia – Arabian Gulf, and later as the Chief Executive Officer managing the short sea container feeder operating business from Singapore to South East Asia and South Asia region. Oommen is a post graduate in Business Administration from Madras Christian College, India and holds an MSc in Maritime Studies from Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
Ms. Jessie Chung
Ms. Jessie Chung Chairman of Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association
Ms Jessie Chung graduated from the University of Hong Kong and attained an MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ms Chung has over 25 years of experience in container terminals management, including various roles in corporate affairs, commercial and marketing, as well as logistics with Modern Terminals Limited. In 2008, she was appointed as Director and General Manager of Hong Kong River Trade Terminal. She became Chairman of the Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association in 2013 with the mission of enhancing the competitiveness of the Hong Kong Container Port.
Dr. Sung-Woo Lee
Dr. Sung-Woo Lee Deputy President of Korea Maritime Institute
Dr. Sung-Woo Lee is the Deputy President, Korea Maritime Institute. He has been involved in various governmental projects, many of which are associated with shipping management and port logistics park development. He was previously affiliated with the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Hong Kong as a researcher. His interests include managerial and strategic aspects of international logistics and maritime transport, making business model based on SCM and possibility of Arctic logistics system. He is also an advisor in related to logistics field for Korea government. His representative writings are Ports in Proximity, Shipping & Port Condition Changes and Throughput Prospects with Opening of the NSR, Challenges of the Changing Arctic and so on.
TOP
PROGRAMME
SPEAKERS PROFILE