Abir Leheta, Chairman & CEO, Egytrans Leheta was elected as Chairman and CEO of Egytrans, the leading national transport and logistics provider, in 2015, thereby becoming the first woman chair in the 45-year history of the company. Leheta joined the family business upon graduation, spending her earlier career days rotating through various departments and learning the business operations. Recognized by Forbes as one of the Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen in 2020, she holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science with a Minor in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo. Egytrans launched Logivators a 6 months incubation program designed for startups in the transportation and logistics sector where they will gain extensive knowledge and experience from industry experts and market leaders.
Tonye Membere-Otaji, CEO, founder of MVX
, A startup based in Austin (Texas, USA) and Lagos (Nigeria) that’s changing the freight forwarding and trade finance space with the help of technology. Before MVX, he led the Strategy and Commercial at a West African shipping and logistics company. Prior to that, Tonye was Co-founder & Creative Director of Membere and Longe, a design and technology agency. His passion for the blue economy and the role it plays in economic development is the inspiration behind MVX; the goal is to be at the centre of accelerating the seamless movement of trade logistics in and out of the Africa.
Alexander Garbar, Deputy Head of Corporate Development and Strategy at Duisport - Duisburger Hafen AG
Since November 2021 he is the Managing Director, startport GmbH in Duisburg, Germany and since 2020 is he’s the Deputy Head of Corporate Development and Strategy, Duisburger Hafen AG in Duisburg, Germany. He led the establishment of the Accelerator Program of the Port of Duisburg.