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29-30 September 2020

Iris Scheel
Head of Corporate Functions, Member of the Executive Board at Hamburg Port Authority


Iris Scheel studied engineering at the Hamburg University of Technology, Germany. Besides she holds a Master´s degree in Business Administration. While being part of the international port network she benefits of her many years of experience within the maritime economy. For instance, e.g. when there are pending design and realization measures for port infrastructure projects. Not only did she gain experience within project management but also in market strategy and analysis. With Hamburg’s development towards being the biggest cruise location in Northern Europe Iris Scheel’s main work emphasis shifts to the cruise department. Recently she designed the re-organisation of the cruise management in Hamburg. In addition, Mrs. Scheel also planned and realized the city´s newest and biggest cruise terminal.

Agenda Sessions

  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Port Strategy : A vision towards the future