Can Ports Leverage Diversity to Propel Innovation?
Thursday 18 March 2021 | 3pm CET
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The maritime sector, with ports at the top of the list, have been dominated by publicly-appointed, senior, monochromed male managers since their foundation. However, with more imaginative senior appointments seen more recently at some port authorities, are we witnessing the beginning of a sea change in port management diversity? How can an injection of diverse, new blood into both senior and middle management at ports propel innovation?
Bhavini Bhikabhai, People Director of Europe and Russia, DP World
Despina Theodosiou, President WISTA International / CEO Tototheo Maritime
Flor Pitty, Chair IAPH Women’s Forum / Director-General Ports and Ancillary Services Panama Maritime Authority
Taha Riani, Managing Partner, Allyens
Moderator: : Ines Nastali, Editor, Ports & Harbors, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit