Johan-Paul Verschuure is a senior port & transport economist in the Maritime team of WSP. He has extensive experience with market studies and business case development in the port and shipping sector and in partcular that of the Breakbulk sector. He carried out a detailed study on the Project Cargo market in North West Europe. In addition, he assisted a large UK port operator with their analyses of the impacts of Brexit on their port portfolio, including various breakbulk flows. Last year he was closely involved in the transaction process of a large portfolio of breakbulk terminals in North West Europe.
He combines a technical background as a port engineer with financial economic expertise for developing business cases from a commercial, technical and financial point of view. He has been with WSP Maritime for three years and is as Technical Director responsible for the contents of the projects of the Maritime team. Prior to this position, he gained experience with Royal HaskoningDHV and Ocean Shipping Consultants for over 8 years.
WSP’s Maritime Advisory team is a dedicated Maritime Consultancy team, providing commercial, financial, operational, technical and environmental consultancy services in the port and shipping sector and the important interface between these sectors. With over 300 projects in more than 65 countries successfully completed, the team provides global bespoke consultancy services from offices across our global office network to more than 200 different clients, including port authorities, terminal operating companies, governments, shipping lines, logistics operators and the wider financial community. WSP is a global engineering and consultancy company employing over 60,000 advisors.