Dr. Juan M. DiezStrategic Planning & Innovation Director at Port Authority of Valencia
Juan Manuel Díez holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and a MSc in Port Management and Intermodal Transport. He also holds a Diploma in Digital Business and Advanced Studies in Sustainability, Development and International Cooperation.
Currently Strategic Planning & Innovation Director in the Port Authority of Valencia, Mr. Diez accumulates more than twenty years of experience in the field of ports and maritime transport, participating in several projects related to innovation and port management, including port efficiency, new technologies implementation, environmental protection, safety and security, risk assessment and energy transition. Mr. Díez has participated as speaker in several national and international Congresses, Seminars and Workshops in Europe and Worldwide. Author of different monographies and articles concerning port management, he is instructor of the UNCTAD Port Certificate Program in the English, Spanish and French Networks and a lecturer in different Spanish Universities.
Mr. Díez participate actively in different industry committees, including the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO), the Mediterranean Ports Association (MEDPORTS) and the Technological Platform for Logistics in Europe (ALICE), among others.