Phanthian Zuesongdham

Hamburg Port Authority

Head of Division Port Process Solution

Dr. Phanthian ZUESONGDAM born in Bangkok. Graduated in the international transport management with specialization on process management, organizational development and innovation in the port and maritime logistics industry.

As Head of Division Port Process Solution, Phanthian is responsible for New Business Development for the HPA since December 2020. Also in 2020, Phanthian was awarded as Digital Female Leader in the category Digital Transformation by Global Digital Women Initiative. In 2022 WISTA Germany selected Phanthian as “Personality of the Year: Female Innovator” for the maritime industry. She is an experienced lead strategist and transformation manager with profound process management competencies in the maritime and port industry. Beside her various line management roles, she took the lead of smartPORT Program Management in the matrix structure for the HPA since 2015. Before she joined the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), she worked with international organizations like UNESCAP, Lufthansa Cargo and BP.

Digitalization and Innovation are not only her profession but also her passion as she loves to collaborate, disrupt, create new ideas and bring them to the reality. 

Sessions With Phanthian Zuesongdham

Wednesday, 1 November

  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm (GST) / 01/nov/2023 10:30 am - 01/nov/2023 11:00 am

    Change Management to Enable Digital Transformation

    In IAPH's industry call to action to digitalize, surveying its membership revealed that lack of good governance structures and stakeholder willingness to share data were far bigger barriers than technology or even talent availability. In this session, specific change management actions will be showcased to improve governance and cooperation between port stakeholders.