Matthijs van Doorn is Vice President Commercial at the Port of Rotterdam Authority since 1 March 2022.
In this role, Matthijs is commercially responsible for containers, warehousing & distribution, breakbulk, logistics, dry & liquid bulk and port & maritime services. Customer engagement, stakeholder management and networking form an important element of the role as well as high level governmental contacts (local, national and international).
As non-executive member of the board of Port of Rotterdam, Matthijs is committed to the transformation of the port and industrial complex into the sustainable port of the future for the generations to come.
In the preceding seven years, Matthijs was responsible for developing the inland network as Director Logistics and built an extensive network in the logistics industry in The Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He was also involved in setting up the digital strategy and responsible for the digital portfolio of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.
Before joining the Port of Rotterdam Authority Matthijs had worked in various commercial positions at TNT Express. Besides his knowledge of the logistics sector, his experience includes complex projects in digitisation, sales and supply chain optimisation.
Matthijs is internationally orientated. Apart from his career in an international business environment, Matthijs grew up in Germany and spent half a year living in Brazil.