Carles Rua

Port of Barcelona

Carles Rúa Costa is an industrial engineer. His professional activity has been developed in the fields of logistics and management information systems, where he has acted as a freelance engineer and for consultancy companies. Nowadays, he works for the Port Authority of Barcelona as Chief Innovation Officer (CINO). In the university field, he has carried out his teaching activities in the Department of Business Organization of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (BarcelonaTech) for more than 25 years. He is also director of the Master Executive in Lean Supply Chain Management (BarcelonaTech) and teacher of the Escola Europea for Intermodal Transport.


C-Level Panel & Debate: Considering New Emerging Business Models in Ports
1st April 2021, 9:15AM – 10:15AM BST
The impact of COVID-19 on ports led many to take a step back and reconsider the traditional business models they operate under especially as the global landscape as we know it has changed. In this session, explore new revenue/business models in ports.