INCU Appoints New Advisory Board Member

The INCU is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Poul Hansen to the INCU Advisory Board.

Poul Hansen is Officer in Charge, Trade Facilitation Section, Trade Logistics Branch, Division of Technology and Logistics (DTL) at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). UNCTAD’s mandate is to assist developing and least developed countries as well as economies in transition integrating into global trade, promoting development-centered globalization and inclusive and sustainable growth and development for these countries.

Poul has extensive experience in the area of trade and transport facilitation, having worked for more than 15 years in the UN system on issues such as international trade, transportation, development, international standards, previously working at the UNECE as Secretary for the TIR Convention. In addition, Poul has also worked in international sports policy as Head of Office for the UN Office on Sport and Development and Peace. Prior to joining the UN, Poul worked for more than 10 years in the private sector in areas such public affairs, management consulting and logistics with organizations including Ernst & Young, FreightForward Europe (FFE), the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the Ziegler Group, gaining experience in a number of industries including transportation and logistics, automotive, manufacturing and retail. Poul’s studies include both master and bachelor levels in Business Administration and International Law from the Aarhus and Copenhagen Business Schools, Denmark.

Poul Hansen replaces Dr Jan Hoffmann who has served on the INCU Advisory Board since 2013. The INCU Management Committee welcomes Poul to the Advisory Board and thanks Jan for his significant contribution over the years.