The APEC team


Board of Directors


Mr. Marc Van Peel – President of the Port of Antwerp; Alderman of Ports, Industry and Work of the city of Antwerp

Managing Director
Mr. Kristof Waterschoot

Board members
Mr. Jacques Vandermeiren – C.E.O of the Port of Antwerp
Mr. Paul Valkeniers – C.E.O. of CEPA (Centrale der Werkgevers aan de Haven van Antwerpen)
Mr. Luc Arnouts – Director of International Networks of the Port of Antwerp
Mr. Geert Van Cappellen – Managing Director of FITA, Flemish Government, Dept. Mobility and Public Works

Mr. Kristof Waterschoot

Managing Director
+32 3205 2322

Mrs. Nancy Leyman

Personal Assistant to the Managing Director
+32 3229 6816

Mrs. Sophie Van de Poel

Communication & Project Executive - Key Account South East Asia and Indian Subcontinent
+32 3229 7017

Mrs. Houda Yachou

Project Executive
+32 3205 2252

Mrs. Anouk Dergent

Project Executive & Key Account North Africa
+32 3205 2249

Mrs. Szu-Ai Wu

Project Executive & Key Account P.R. China and Taiwan
+32 3229 71 73

Mrs. Daria Lansink

Project Executive & Key Account Eastern Europe, Black Sea and Turkey
+32 3205 2181

Mrs. Ann Huysentruyt

Project Executive & Key Account African continent
+32 3205 2177

Mrs. Debbie Van Dijck

Project Executive
+32 3229 7369

APEC guides

When on site visits, APEC relies on the aid of the APEC guides Frans Verbeke, Jan Van Noten, Koen Cassiers, Ludo Cami and Dirk Brentjens.


APEC can rely on the support and expertise of a vast number of port professionals for the execution of the programs (both in Belgium and abroad).