Our Team

Meet the team! Asking questions is the base of innovation. Asking questions to get at the right knowledge is essential.We focus on your questions and encourage the Port of Rotterdam community to share these questions together with Science and the Government. We make progress with the right knowledge, the right answers and the right innovations.

This is how we make the difference, We are SmartPort.

Elisabeth van Opstall
Managing Director

Dirk Koppenol
Portfolio Manager

Anique Kuijpers
Project developer Logistics

Mel Valies
Project developer Energy & Industry

Joan van Winsen
Communications – Event manager

Nikki op ten Berg
Junior Communications advisor

Wiebe de Boer
Project developer Futureproof Port

Ellen Barendregt
Office Assistant

Robert van der Linden
Advisor Port of Rotterdam Authority, secretary SmartPort Board

Saar Pijnenburg_Foto_SmartPort

Saar Pijnenburg
Trainee, Graduation research at SmartPort