ESPO – The European Port House | Treurenberg 6, 1000 Brussels Belgium


ESPO’s Permanent Secretariat in Brussels ensures the communication between the European institutions and the ports throughout Europe and is responsible for the general management of the organisation.

The day-to-day work of the secretariat is overseen the Secretary General, Isabelle Ryckbost, who ensures that the priorities of the Executive committee are addressed.

General contact: - 0032 2 736 34 63

Isabelle Ryckbost
Secretary General
Anne-Rieke Stuhlmann
Senior Advisor Intermodal & Logistics, Social Dialogue, Port Governance
Valter Selén
Senior Policy Advisor Sustainable Development, Cruise and Ferry Network, EcoPorts Coordinator
Laurens Schautteet
Senior Policy Advisor Trade Facilitation, Customs and Security, Marine Affairs
Turi Fiorito
Senior Advisor
Jacob Armstrong
Policy Advisor Blue Growth
Cécile Overlau
Finance and Office Manager
Hélène Vancompernolle
Personal Assistant, Events and Communication Manager
Céline Lefort
Administrative and Event Assistant