Organizational structure

Council

IAPH is governed by the Council comprising Executive Directors and Non– Executive Directors.

 

Executive Directors are President (ex officio Chair) and six Vice Presidents, and they form the Board, who has general authority to establish broad principles and objectives of IAPH and to make any decision regarding its operation, financing and structure of IAPH.

 

 

President and Vice Presidents (Board Members)

President

Capt. Subramaniam Karuppiah
General Manager
Port Klang Authority, Malaysia

 

 

Vice President for Africa Vice President for America, Central & South Vice President for America, North

Mr. Michael Achagwe Luguje

Director General,

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Ghana

Mr. José Firmo

CEO, the Port of Açu, Brazil

Mr. Robin Silvester

President & Chief Executive Officer
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada

 

Vice President for Asia, South/West, East & Middle East Vice President for Asia, South East & Oceania Vice President for Europe

Mr. Masaharu Shinohara

Executive Officer
Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation, Japan

Vacant

Mr. Jens Meier

CEO
Port of Hamburg, Germany

 

 

Six Regions of IAPH

IAPH value and respect democracy and regional autonomy by dividing the world into six geographical regions, from which a vice president is elected respectively to be represented on the IAPH Board:

 

  • Africa
  • America, Central and South
  • America, North
  • Asia, South/West, East and Middle East
  • Asia, South East and Oceania
  • Europe

 

 

Non-Executive Directors are Immediate Past President, Conference Vice President, Secretary-General, Managing Director – Policy and Strategy, Internal Committee Chair, Technical Committee Chairs, Chairs or Project Leaders of Forums, Subsidiary Bodies and other significant initiatives up to a maximum of three (3) appointments, and one Associate Member representative. Non-Executive Directors provide general advice and guidance to the Board with respect to their areas of expertise to enable the Board for their decision-making.

 

Technical committees are the backbone of the IAPH activity in monitoring, collecting, analyzing and disseminating information on the latest trends of port management and operations for the benefit of the entire membership.

 

 

Climate and Energy Committee

Chair

Mr. Peter Mollema,

Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands


Climate and Energy Committee

 

 

Risk and Resilience Committee

Chair

Mr. Niels Vanlaer,

Antwerp-Bruges Port Authority

Belgium

 

Risk and Resilience Committee

 

 

Data Collaboration Committee

Chair

Mr. Pascal Ollivier,

Maritime Street

France


Data Collaboration Committee

 

Planning, Operation and Finance Committee

Chair

Dr. Ichio Motono, Overseas Coastal Area Development Institute of Japan (OCDI)

Japan

 

Planning, Operation and Finance Committee

 

 

Cruise Committee

Chair

Vacant

Cruise Committee

 

 

Legal Committee

Chair

Mr. Martins Ziemanis, 

Freeport of Riga Authority
Latvia


Legal Committee

 

 

Finance & Audit Committee (Internal Committee)

Chair

Mr. Eranda Kotelawala, 

Solomon Islands Ports Authority

Solomon Islands

Finance & Audit Committee

 

 

Women’s Forum

Chair

Ms. Flor Pitty,

Panama Maritime Authority
Panama

Women’s Forum

 

 

Clean Marine Fuel (CMF) WG

Chair

Mr. Peter Alkema, 

Port of Amsterdam

Netherlands

Clean Marine Fuel WG

 

 

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) WG

Chair

Mr. Eric van der Schans,

Port of Rotterdam

Netherlands

Environmental Ship Index WG

 

 

Representative of Associate Members

Mr. René Kolman, International Association of Dredging Companies

Netherlands

 

 

 

 

Immediate Past President

Mr. Santiago Garcia-Milà, Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona

Spain

 

 

 

Legal Counselors

Legal Counselors are a council of legal advisers appointed by the Board of Directors, who give legal advice and assistance to the Association when so requested.

 

Chair Vice Chair

Mr. Martins Ziemanis, Freeport of Riga Authority
Latvia

Vacant

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