Chief, Trade Logistics Branch at DTL, UNCTAD

Jan Hoffmann

Jan joined UNCTAD in 2003 and was appointed Chief of the organization’s Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics, in 2016. The Branch is in charge of various multilateral transport and trade facilitation capacity building programmes, as well as regional and national projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Jan is co-author and coordinator of the annual UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport, created and co-edits the quarterly UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter, and initiated the UNCTAD Maritime Country Profiles and the quarterly Liner Shipping Connectivity Index.

Previously, Jan spent six years with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago de Chile, and two years with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London and Santiago.