International Association of Ports and Harbors
Patrick Verhoeven is MD of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), which represent approx. 175 ports and 145 port-related businesses in 90 countries worldwide. Prior to joining IAPH in 2017, Patrick spent twenty-four years in Brussels representing the interests of shipowners, port authorities, terminal operators and ship agents at EU level. He started his career in 1991 with the Antwerp-based ship agent Grisar & Velge. From 2019 to 2022, Patrick served on the supervisory
board of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority as deputy chairman. Patrick holds a PhD in applied economics and a bachelor’s in law from the University of Antwerp. He is associate professor at the university’s Centre for Maritime and Air Transport Management (C-MAT).
19 Oct 23 I 15:30–16:15
International Ports Panel: Opportunities, Challenges and Black Swans