SIMON TRAVERS

Simon Travers, MBA, M.IoD, FPTM, LCImpt is the Managing Director of Josepdam Port Services (Nig) Ltd, also known as JPS, who are a terminal port operator in Tin Can Island Port, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria. JPS primary business as a common user terminal operator are Wet and Dry bulk storage, General and Cargo handling.

Simon joined the company in December 2012, from DP World and Associated British ports where he held a series of leadership roles over 15 years. He trained as a professional stevedore in Southampton from 1998, working through supervisory and management grades to develop his skills and knowledge of the industry and business management, with a vast knowledge of all sectors of port and logistics industry.

Simon Travers possesses a deep understanding of the Nigerian Maritime having restructured the overall strategic management of JPS. He also initiated market opportunities, forestall business risks and maximized core strengths. Simon Travers worked with stakeholders to increase income by 42%; worked with stakeholders to increase net profit by 32%; introduces ISO 9001 – 2008 (QMS); increased workforce to more than 423 to strengthen the operations of the company.