Our Team

Come on a journey with us

Driven, professional and collaborative – the people behind Smart Freight are all propelled by a belief in what we do. Our team, Board, Advisory Council and China Expert Council share a sense of urgency that the global freight and logistics sector must make a bigger contribution to the climate and sustainability movement.

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Meet our team

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Management

Alan Lewis
Alan Lewis

Chief Technical Officer

Andrea Schoen
Andrea Schoen

Program Director, Clean Air Transport

Boyong Wang
Boyong Wang

Director, SFC China

Claire Skudder
Claire Skudder

Director, People & Culture

Cristiano Façanha
Cristiano Façanha

Director, Road Freight Electrification

Christoph Wolff
Christoph Wolff

Chief Executive Officer

Mirjam Botman
Mirjam Botman

Operations Director

Rik Arends
Rik Arends

Director, Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance

Programs and Technical Team

Adrian Wojnowski
Adrian Wojnowski

Program Manager, Clean Air Transport

Ana Dahlin
Ana Dahlin

Assurance Manager

Daan van Zanten
Daan van Zanten

Collaboration Catalyzer

Francisco Hilger
Francisco Hilger

Senior Program Manager, Clean Cargo

Gabriela Rubio Domingo
Gabriela Rubio Domingo

Technical Manager

Giulio Venier
Giulio Venier

Program Manager, Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

Julien Bictel
Julien Bictel

Procurement Professional

Kanu Priya Jain
Kanu Priya Jain

Technical Manager, Clean Cargo

Kathrin Schuller
Kathrin Schuller

Head of Methods, Standards & Assurance

Lily Ouyang
Lily Ouyang

Junior Project Manager

Marcus Lomax
Marcus Lomax

Technical Manager

Mehul Khandelwal
Mehul Khandelwal

Technical Manager

Neha Tripathi
Neha Tripathi

Program Manager, Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance

Priyansh Doshi
Priyansh Doshi

Junior Technical Manager

Quintin Barnes
Quintin Barnes

Program Manager, Decarbonization Market Measures

Ronald Halim
Ronald Halim

Technical Manager, MultiRELOAD

Ruben Van Doorn
Ruben Van Doorn

Lead, Fleet Electrification Coalition

Samuel Barendregt
Samuel Barendregt

Junior Technical Manager

Tharsis Teoh
Tharsis Teoh

Technical Manager

Tuul Erdenebold
Tuul Erdenebold

Junior Technical Manager

Violetta Matzoros
Violetta Matzoros

Technical Manager

Zsofia Meszaros
Zsofia Meszaros

Program Coordinator, Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance

Business Development and Training

Andy Golding
Andy Golding

Head of Learning Centre

Maud Van De Graaf
Maud Van De Graaf

Junior Business Development Manager

Rocío Espinosa
Rocío Espinosa

Business Development Manager

Sindhu Nandhakumar
Sindhu Nandhakumar

Strategic Partnerships Manager

Operations

Ellen Luning
Ellen Luning

Event Manager

Lydia van Wijngaarden
Lydia van Wijngaarden

Senior Finance Officer

Maaike Posthuma
Maaike Posthuma

Applications Manager

Viktoriia Mazurik
Viktoriia Mazurik

Office / Operations Manager

Communications

Leslie Ho
Leslie Ho

Communication Intern

Lorenzo Di Francescantonio
Lorenzo Di Francescantonio

Communications Manager

Maartje Steenvoorden
Maartje Steenvoorden

Communications Specialist

Marjolein van Wijngaarden
Marjolein van Wijngaarden

Communications Coordinator

Megan de Langen
Megan de Langen

Communications Manager

Sohum Joshi
Sohum Joshi

Communications Coordinator

Regional Office: SFC China

Caltha Chen
Caltha Chen

Project Manager

Daniel Gao 高亮
Daniel Gao 高亮

SFCC Industry Relation Manager

Shixin Li
Shixin Li

Communications Manager, SFC China

Su Li
Su Li

Operation Manager, SFC China

Yan Peng
Yan Peng

Strategic Advisor and Chair China Expert Council, SFC China

Regional Office: SFC India

Sanya Shahi
Sanya Shahi

Senior Manager, Programs & Partnerships

Pramod Rajendran
Pramod Rajendran

Partnerships Manager, SFC India

Vijay Jaiswal
Vijay Jaiswal

Director, SFC India

Board of Directors

  • Adrian Weiler (Chairman), CEO, INFORM, Germany

  • Dick Benschop Former President & CEO at Royal Schiphol Group

  • Jiangyan Wang, Executive Director of the China Sustainable Transportation Center, China

  • Jose Viegas, Chairman of the Environment and Sustainability Board at EDP, and former Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum at the OECD

  • Ann Lee Carpenter, CEO and Co-Founder of Braid Theory

  • Christoph Wolff, CEO, Smart Freight Centre

  • Sophie Punte, Founder, Smart Freight Centre

SFC Advisory Council

  • Alan C. McKinnon, Head of Logistics Department & Professor of Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University

  • Alison Clafin, Director of Business Development – Maersk GTD

  • Angie Farrag-Thibault, Associate Vice President Global Transportation, Environmental Defense Fund

  • Claire Bryant, Sustainability Leader at GE Gas Power

  • Herman Sips, Senior International Policy Coordinator Sustainable Mobility, Ministry Infrastructure and Water Management of Netherlands

  • Ian Wainwright, Sustainable Urban Freight specialist and former Head of Freight and Fleet Programmes, Transport for London

  • Jari Kauppila, Head of Quantitative Policy Analysis and Foresight at International Transport Forum at the OECD, and Adjunct Professor in Transport Economics, Turku School of Economics

  • Jorge Tesler, Director of Centro de Logística y Sustentabilidad-Argentina

  • Kathrin Brost, Vice President, Global Head of GoGreen Program, DHL Global Forwarding

  • Laetitia Dablanc, Professor at the University Gustave Eiffel in France

  • Mads Stensen, Head of Sustainability for Key Clients, Maersk

  • Peter Harris, Vice President, International Sustainability, UPS

  • Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director, Systems Transformation, We Mean Business

  • Ruth Banomyong, Dean, Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University

  • Sandra Roling, Director of Transport, Climate Group / EV100

  • Sergio Barbarino, Vice-Chair, ALICE

  • Suzanne Greene, Global Procurement Sustainability and Advocacy Leader, DOW

  • Thomas Deloison, Director Mobility, WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)

Our Advisory Council consists of leading experts from academic institutions, international organizations and business to ensure that SFC’s activities are best positioned to accelerate and scale energy efficiency and emission reductions in the freight sector and strengthen other efforts to achieve this mission.

Assurance Stakeholder Committee

This committee provides an opportunity for effective involvement by parties interested in playing a role guiding our Conformity Assessment Scheme.  Its role is to provide a wide range of views, and inputs from a variety of informed perspectives about our assurance activities. Carrying out this role requires representation of a balance of interests.

  • Andrea Schoen, Program Director, Clean Air Transport (SFC)

  • Angie Farrag-Thibault, Associate Vice President Global Transportation, EDF-Environmental Defense Fund

  • Elena Schmidt, Executive Director, RSB-Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

  • Kathrin Brost, Vice President, Global Head of GoGreen Program, DHL Global Forwarding

  • McKenna Smith, Head of Validation, SBTi-Science Based Targets initiative

  • Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General, CLECAT-European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services

  • Pedro Alves, Managing Director, IQNET Association The International certification network

China Expert Council

The China Expert Council comprises leading experts on freight and logistics in China, covering business, policy and research perspectives. The council gives advice on our China strategy and take a lead role in our activities in China, especially the Smart Freight Forum.

  • Charles Wang, Director of the Center for Logistics and SCM, China Development Institute

  • Dalei Huang, Director of the Logistics Technology Center, COSCO Network e-Logistics

  • Jian Wang, General Manager, Sunjex Logistics

  • Jifu Guo, Director, Beijing Transport Research Institute

  • Jonathan Xue, Head of Global Transportation Business, Shenzhen DJ Innovation

  • Liu Liang, General Manager, China Merchant Logistics Holding Beijing Co. Ltd

  • Mats Harborn, Executive Director of Scania China Strategic Center, Scania

  • Yan Peng, Independent Consultant on Low Carbon and Sustainable Social Development

  • Yang Dongbo, Director of Energy Saving and Carbon Emission Research Department, Research Institute of Highways (RIOH)

  • Zhao Lei, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University

  • Zhou Zhicheng, Director of the Research Department, China Federation of Logistics Purchasing (CFLP)
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