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Sustainable Transportation for the 2030 Agenda: Boosting the Arteries of Global Trade
Thursday, 21 July
11:30-13:00, KICC TSAVO 2 room



Concept Note Sustainable Transportation for Agenda 2030: Boosting the Arteries of Global Tradehttp://unctad14.org/Documents/U14dtl_Transportation_ConceptNote_en.pdfConcept Note Sustainable Transportation for Agenda 2030: Boosting the Arteries of Global Trade2016-07-12T00:00:00.0000000ZGP0|#d6678fa0-ceda-4103-be9a-fc18c51e7c20;L0|#0d6678fa0-ceda-4103-be9a-fc18c51e7c20|Event Document;GTSet|#60bbd025-61a4-47d0-918b-4c2a51f9bd7aGP0|#493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af;L0|#0493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af|English;GTSet|#97fc69a2-c2a5-49bc-89dc-ef067f469a79
suMinisterial round table: Sustainable transportation for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – boosting the arteries of global trade [Summary prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat]http://unctad14.org/Documents/tdinf63_en.pdfsuMinisterial round table: Sustainable transportation for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – boosting the arteries of global trade [Summary prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat]2016-09-15T00:00:00.0000000ZTD/INF.63GP0|#8ddcf001-6559-4806-aed7-ecbe7eb26d9b;L0|#08ddcf001-6559-4806-aed7-ecbe7eb26d9b|Conference Document;GTSet|#60bbd025-61a4-47d0-918b-4c2a51f9bd7aGP0|#493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af;L0|#0493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af|English;GTSet|#97fc69a2-c2a5-49bc-89dc-ef067f469a79
Sustainable freight transport systems can boost global trade and drive up developmenthttp://unctad14.org/Documents/U14_IN_2016_012_Transportation_En.pdfSustainable freight transport systems can boost global trade and drive up development2016-07-01T00:00:00.0000000ZUNCTAD/PRESS/U14/IN/2016/012GP0|#ed0c6728-983d-4529-bb7e-e0bbe8a99b2d;L0|#0ed0c6728-983d-4529-bb7e-e0bbe8a99b2d|Information Note;GTSet|#60bbd025-61a4-47d0-918b-4c2a51f9bd7aGP0|#493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af;L0|#0493b14a8-b938-4ca5-9e40-302650b335af|English;GTSet|#97fc69a2-c2a5-49bc-89dc-ef067f469a79

Bhaiji Aunali

Aunali Bhaiji

Regional Director, Development and External Affairs
Bolloré Transport & Logistics East AfricaKenya

​Mr. Aunali Bhaiji is the Regional Director Development and External Affairs at Bolloré Transport & Logistics East Africa since 2014. He has served in the industry for the last 40 years and has great experience in the clearing and forwarding sector. Mr. Bhaiji served as the Managing Director of Bolloré Africa Logistics Kenya Limited (from 2013-2014) and also served previously as the Deputy Managing Director of SDV Transami (Bolloré Grp). Mr. Bhaji has been elected as National Chairman of the Kenya International Freight Forwarders Association (KIFWA) in 2015 and was re-elected in 2016. He is also the Governor of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Board on Transport & Infrastructure, which is the voice of the Private Sector in Kenya in furthering the National Business Agenda.

Boardley Tom

Tom Boardley

Executive Vice President
Lloyd's Registerthe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

​Tom Boardley was appointed Executive Vice President at Lloyd’s Register (LR) on the 14 March 2016, responsible for driving LR’s market influence across all of LR's business activities and the development of a new External Affairs function.
From 2009 to 2016, Tom led the LR Marine business as its Director, responsible for worldwide operations, strategy and business development. Prior to joining LR in 2009, Tom had accumulated 30 years’ experience in the container shipping, ports and logistics business. Commencing his career with the container shipping division of P&O, originally trading as OCL and subsequently as P&O Nedlloyd, he held various management roles in the UK, Taiwan, Korea and Japan before being appointed as Director for Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney in 1996. Tom left P&O in 2004, joining the Japanese shipping and logistic company NYK, heading their European operation.
Tom is currently the President of RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects). Previously, Tom was the President of the UK Chamber of Shipping (2015/2016) and appointed to the UK Maritime Growth Study Advisory Committee (DfT) in January 2015. Tom served as Chairman of IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) for the 2012/2013 year.
Highly regarded within the maritime industry, Tom has featured in the Lloyd’s List Top 100 People in Global Shipping and the Tradewind’s Power 100.
Tom is an engineering graduate of Oxford University and is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

Bromander Erik

Erik Bromander

State Secretary
Ministry of Enterprise and InnovationSweden

​Mr. Bromander is State Secretary to the Swedish Minister for Infrastructure, Anna Johansson, within the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation. His area of expertise is infrastructure. Before accepting this post in 2014, Mr. Bromander has been Principal Secretary of the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications and has been working as Official for the Transport Division. He helds a Master’s degree in business from Stockholm University.

Gonzalez-Calderon Carlos

Carlos Gonzalez-Calderon

Research Associate
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutethe United States of America

​Dr. Gonzalez-Calderon is a Research Associate at the Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) and at the Volvo Research and Educational Foundation’s (VREF) Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY. His research focus includes freight transportation, freight modeling and economics, sustainable transportation systems, and transportation planning. At RPI, he has played a role in multiple research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Cooperative Freight Research Program, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, among others.

Huizenga Cornie

Cornie  Huizenga

Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)China

​Cornie Huizenga is the Secretary General of the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the largest multi-stakeholder partnership on sustainable, low carbon transport in developing countries. The SLoCaT Partnership promotes the integration of sustainable, low carbon transport in global policies on the post 2015 Development agenda and the post 2015 climate change policy discussion.

Kacyira Aisa Kirabo

Aisa Kirabo Kacyira

Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General

​Dr. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira of the Republic of Rwanda is the Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General for UN-HABITAT providing critical leadership to promote sustainable cities and human settlements globally. Previously, Dr. Kacyira held various government positions including as Governor of the Eastern Province of Rwanda, Mayor of Kigali and an Elected Member of Parliament. Dr. Kacyira is also a former President of the Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities, President of the Eastern African Association of Local Government Authorities, and Vice President of the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa.

Macharia James

James Macharia

Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban DevelopmentKenya

​Mr. James Macharia is the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development in Kenya. His mandate is to provide strategic leadership to ensure that the Ministry develops operates and sustains world class transport infrastructure and services in line with the Government’s vision.
The transport sector in Kenya encompasses road, rail, air and maritime. The sector is crucial in the promotion of socio-economic activities and development since an efficient and effective, transport system is a mainspring for rapid and sustained development in terms of national, regional and international integration, trade facilitation, poverty reduction and improvement of welfare of the citizen.
The Housing and Urban Development sector promotes slum upgrading, construction of police houses, street lighting and urban development among others.
The Public Works sectors encompasses public office accommodation lease and management, maintenance of inventory of Government property, overseeing provision of mechanical and electrical (building) services and Supplies branch and coordination of of common user items among others.
The Maritime and Shipping sector involves promotion of maritime and shipping industry, marine cargo insurance, ship registration in Kenya among others.
Key projects under his stewardship: - SGR (Standard Gauge Railway) project, Mombasa port, airport expansion, Road, the LAPSSET development, and National Police Housing.
Prior to this appointment Mr. Macharia was Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health where he oversaw implementation of key strategic interventions including the introduction of free maternity services, universal health coverage and innovative health financing structures e.g. the upgrading of 98 health facilities under the Managed Equipment Services concept.
Prior to joining government, Mr. Macharia had undertaken various leadership roles in the financial and banking industries, including the appointment as Group Managing Director of a listed banking institution. He has a diverse and illustrious career covering all major tenets of corporate management. This includes, inter alia, corporate finance, audit and tax consultancy in London (6 years), corporate and merchant banking, financial management, strategic planning and development, personnel and general administration.
Mr. Macharia is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Certified Public Accountant with Institute of Certified Public Accountants; he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

Oumarou Amadou

Amadou Oumarou

Director for Transport, Urban Development, and ICT
African Development BankCôte d'Ivoire

​Mr. Amadou Oumarou is the Director for Transport, Urban Development, and ICT at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He oversees an active portfolio of more than 120 projects in ports, railways, highways, airports, and telecommunications across the African continent amounting to about US$ 11 billion in lending commitments. He Joined the African Development Bank in 2001 as a Transportation Engineer and was a Division Manager prior to assuming his current position. Prior to joining the Bank Mr. Oumarou worked for almost a decade in the Private Sector in USA.