Hans Rook

Hans Rook

Chairman | IPCSA

Hans Rook has worked  in the  transport  and  logistics  sea  trade  sector for 47  years.  He  started  his career  at  a  shipping agency andhaving  gaining  experience  in  all  facets of  import and export services,  he  was appointed  to set  up the ICT  function  within the company.  He  is also one of the  gurus on EDI  standardisation  –  he  joined UN working groups  to establish UN/CEFACT EDIFACT messages for  the  global sea  trade  industry. Having  been  general manager  ICT within the  shipping  agency,  Hans  was  asked to join the  Rotterdam group  of experts for the  set-up of  the  Port Community  System in the Port of  Rotterdam.  Since  then he has been working  for Portbase  Rotterdam,  and is also Chairman of International Port Community Systems Association since the beginning of 2017.