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

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 – Chief Commercial Officer 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

Ms. Nancy Leyman

Personal Assistant to the Managing Director
+32 3229 6816

Mrs. Christel Van Leekwijk

Financial Executive
+32 3229 6761

Ms. Sophie Van de Poel

Communications & Project Executive - Key Account India, Indonesia and Nigeria
+32 3229 7017

Ms. Vanessa Fernandez

Finance & Project Executive - Key Account Brasil, Morocco and Taiwan - Key Account Blue Collar
+32 3205 2460

Ms. Lea Colakovic

Project Executive - Key Account South Africa
+32 3205 2059

Mrs. Houda Yachou

Project Executive - Key Account Guinea and Algeria
+32 3205 2252

Mrs. Anouk Dergent

Project Executive - Key Account Philippines
+32 3205 2249

Ms. Szu-Ai Wu

Project Executive - Key Account China
+32 3229 71 73

Ms. Nyota Janssen

Project Executive
+32 3205 2306

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).