Dr. Jürgen Sorgenfrei (Partner)


Dr. Jürgen Sorgenfrei

Vice President / Partner

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Dr. Jürgen Sorgenfrei is MWP's Partner and Vice President since April 2018.

He is mainly responsible for international consulting projects in the field of ports, shipping and world trade.
Previously, from 2010 to 2018, he was Managing Director Consulting for the Maritime and Trade division of
the American information provider IHS Global in Frankfurt, Paris, London and Houston.

He has significant consulting and project development experience within the international ports, shipping,
rail & logistics sector and the interface with hinterland  transport modes. Prior to his consulting engagements,
he held positions as economist, team leader, senior project manager, head of department
"Transport, Logistics and Management", as managing director of the R&D-project "ISETEC Innovative Seaport
Technology", as Director of stevedoring company HHLA Hamburger Hafen- und Lagerhaus AG, and as chairman
of global active port marketing and consulting company “Port of Hamburg Marketing”.

Jurgen Sorgenfrei is an economist by education, who gained a vast range of international port management
experience in different public and private enterprises up to the level of Chairman of a company with 14 offices
in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He has over 25 years of experience in port, shipping and hinterland transportation
business and was leader of many international teams working on all continents. In addition, he is a regular speaker
on international maritime and trade related conferences. He is used to work with an entrepreneurial attitude and
being responsible for the results.