Dr. Jurgen Sorgenfrei is a Managing Director of Consulting within the IHS Maritime and Trade group. He has over 25 years of experience in global trade, maritime transportation, port and hinterland operations, infrastructure planning and development, transportation marketing and regional economics. Prior to IHS, he served as chairman for the Port of Hamburg Marketing Assn., a public-private partnership, headquartered in Hamburg, with 13 offices in Europe, Asia and the US. He also worked as the marketing and business development director at the container, stevedoring and logistics company, HHLA. Earlier in his career, he spent ten years as a consultant for HPC Port Consulting. Dr. Sorgenfrei received his master’s degree in Economics from Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel and his doctorate in Transport Economics from the University of Hamburg, Germany.