Managing Director of the Hamburg Port Authority
Wolfgang Hurtienne completed his engineering studies at the Technical University of Braunschweig (civil engineering). Since 1984, he has held various positions on the port of Hamburg’s management team.
For many years he was in charge of Port Planning & Development. During that time, projects such as the Altenwerder port expansion, restructuring and traffic management projects, planning of the current expansion measures to intensify land use and the conceptual orientation of the port of Hamburg as a logistics centre fell under his responsibility.
Since the restructuring of the Hamburg Port Authority in 2008, Mr Hurtienne has been a member of the Management Board. In 2009 he was appointed Managing Director of the HPA.
Wolfgang Hurtienne is Chairman of the Port Planning and Development Committee of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH), Tokyo, and a member of the German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning. He also teaches at the Technical University of Braunschweig.