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The faculty are experienced and seasoned port executives with ample experience in the topics covered. Besides their work in Antwerp they have acquired expertise in various ports worldwide. The faculty teaches on a regular basis to an international audience.

William Demoor


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William is advisor to the President of the Antwerp Port Authority.

William has extensive experience with concession strategies and

policies, the institutional and regulatory framework for ports

and governance. He frequently lectures for APEC and

affiliated companies.

    Tessa Major


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    Tessa is Senior Consultant with Port of Antwerp

    International.Her experience covers all aspects of

    project development, from inception to implementation.

    Her specialty lies in projects relating to sustainability in the

    maritime industry, this from a technological point

    of view as well as an operational point of view.

      Marc Paelinck


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      Marc is director with Port of Antwerp International.

      Marc is a Ports and Terminals professional with over 25 years

      of experience , with a strong operational background, and

      a proven track-record of benchmark-operations,

      both in productivity and quality.

      He lectures on a regular basis for APEC and affiliated companies.

        Philippe Gerets


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        Philippe Gerets is Sr Consultant at Port of Antwerp International.

        Philippe is a Ports and Terminals professional with over 10 years of

        experience; He has a strong operational background and a

        proven track record in project management.

          Jan De Meyer


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          Jan is technical manager engineering at the Antwerp Port Authority.

          He specialises in civil engineering and construction.

          He shares his knowledge in APEC and related companies.

            Kristof Waterschoot


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            Kristof is PAI's managing director.

            Kristof lectures on a regular basis for APEC and related

            companies and has gained extensive experince in the

            institutional and regulatory management of ports

            and is specialised in customs and concession matters.