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.