Chief, Trade Logistics Branch
Jan Hoffmann joined UNCTAD in 2003 and is currently Chief of the Trade Logistics Branch, responsible for extensive research and technical assistance programmes in international transport and trade facilitation. Jan is co-author and coordinator of the “Review of Maritime Transport”, initiated the UNCTAD “Maritime Country Profiles”, and created the annual “Liner Shipping Connectivity Index”. Previously, he spent six years with the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago de Chile, and two years with the IMO in London and Santiago. Prior to this, he held part time positions as assistant professor, import-export agent, seafarer and consultant. Jan has studied in Germany, UK and Spain, and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Hamburg. He is on the boards of various journals and associations and currently the president of the International Association of Maritime Economists.
|Thursday, 11 May 2017
13.30 – 17.00
|Conference||SESSION III: The Evolution of Global Shipping Industry & Shipping Routes||Review of Maritime Transport|