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
Sotiris Raptis
Senior Advisor Environment and Safety, EcoPorts Coordinator
Alexander van den Bosch
Senior Advisor Energy and Industry Policy
Laurens Schautteet
Policy Advisor Cruise and Ferry Network, Trade Faciltation, Customs and Security
Robin Guillon
Policy Advisor
Cécile Overlau
Finance and Office Manager
Hélène Vancompernolle
Personal Assistant, Events and Communication Manager
Charlotte Max
Management and Communication Assistant