Management Team:

"Global Ship Agencies Network" (GSAN) is managed by shipping, transportation and logistics industry veterans who are completely neutral and who are guided by the best interests of the network members in accordance with GSAN's objectives, philosophy and methodology.

Executive Director (Primary Contact)

GSAN Director

Ernst van der Heijden

Ernst is, at heart, a logistician with strong operational knowledge of the forwarding & the shipping industry for many years in several countries. He is a problem-solver and has already put his experience and knowledge. He speaks 5 languages and is a people-person who greatly enjoys interacting with Members. He works in the best interests of ALL GSAN Members. Ernst is also the Executive Director of Global Logistics Network (GLN). Ernst can be contacted at Ernst@go2GSAN.com

Executive Director (Primary Contact)

GSAN Director

Han van Blanken

Han van Blanken started his career in shipping at sea as an HBO Radio Officer. After seven years at sea he moved ashore to become a partner in RMCA, a reputable Dutch shipbroker.  Apart from his activities in RMCA, Han became Managing Director of J. Bekkers Co bv for over 11 years.  Earlier in 2017, Han returned to RMCA to further pursue and take advantage of the opportunity in the dry bulk cycle, having outperformed the previous cycle. Han is member of the Bimco Documentary Committee since 2010 and is also is a guest teacher at the Nautical and Transport College of Rotterdam (STC).  In April 2018 Han was elected Chairman of the Dutch Shipbrokers Association.  Han can be contacted at Han@go2GSAN.com

Executive Director (Secondary Contact)

GSAN Director

Evert Hoogwerf

Evert Hoogwerf is a multi-market Chartering and Operations professional. Evert started his career with container liner Evergreen and later became Operations and Chartering specialist in a successful shortsea shipowner company in Rotterdam. Following his ambitions, Evert then joined JBekkers co bv in Rotterdam, a worldwide tramping deepsea shipping company with large tankers and bulk carriers upto Cape size.  In JBekkers, Evert very soon became Chartering Manager and was also made responsible for integrated Operations. Evert pro-actively follows the dry and liquid freight market developments, generates income strategies, negotiates the best possible contract terms and keeps control of the entire commercial and operational activity with an aim for a long term high quality relationship with his partners. Evert can be contacted at Evert@go2GSAN.com

Network Director (Secondary Contact)

GSAN Director

Andy Titley

Andy is a UK Accountant who has 30+ years experience in the logistics, freight forwarding and shipping industries, starting out his career as a Voyage Accountant with Cunard Steamship Line in Southampton and subsequently holding several financial positions with OC(E)L (Now P&O Nedlloyd).  Since 1991, Andy has been Managing Director of the Albion Group of Companies, industry consultants. Andy is also the former Executive Director of Global Logistics Network (GLN) and can be contacted at Andy@go2GSAN.com

Network Director (Secondary Contact)

GSAN Director

Trevor Titley

Trevor, son of Andy Titley, is a graduate in communications from the University of Buffalo and was involved in assisting various networks before establishing Five Star Logistics Network (5-SLN) in September 2014. He is in charge of sales and development activities of GSAN including public relations. In his spare time, he enjoys MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) and has trained in Muay Thai in Thailand. Trevor can be contacted at Trevor@go2GSAN.com.