Board of Advisors


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MARCO AYALA

Director ICS Security
1898 & Co., Burns & McDonnell

MEREDITH AUSTIN, RADM (USGC, RETIRED)

President
Mer Crisis Advisors, LLC.

JEFFREY O. BALDWIN, SR.

President
Baldwin Liaison Consulting, LLC.

RICH BYRNES

Chief Infrastructure Officer
Port Houston


JEFFREY DECOUX

Chairman
Autonomy Institute

COL. MICHAEL FOSSUM USAFR (RET.)

Chief Operating Officer
Texas A&M University at Galveston

BRIAN P. HILL

Director, Western Gulf Gateway
U.S. Maritime Administration
Dept. of Transportation

GEIR-EILIF KALHAGEN

Director of Maritime
Texas Dept. of Transportation


DARREN SHELTON

Chief Product Officer
FuelTrust

PAAL THORSON

Director
Bravo Group US

Filip Vandenbussche

North America Business Development
Port of Antwerp

ELLIOTT VERA

Americas Technology Project Manager
Shell Shipping and Maritime


Program Staff


KEVIN M. CLEMENT

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
Director, 2023 Port of the Future Conference
University of Houston

 

Sareth Neak

President
Manager, 2023 Port of the Future Conference
Neak Media LLC