Tom Monballiu is Port of Antwerp’s international community relations manager and has joined the Antwerp Port Authority in 2013. Since 2018 he manages Port of Antwerp’s presence and representation in a wide array of international networks and alliances, aligned with the port's strategic priorities.
Before joining Port of Antwerp he served at NATO Headquarters as public affairs officer, he occupied the position of media advisor to the Belgian Minister of Defense and was the spokesperson of a parliamentary group at the Belgian Parliament. In between, he launched a social initiative to provide organic foods to local schools. Following his communication studies, he worked as a researcher, reporter, and editor for Belgian national tv channels.