Alberto Alvarez

Position: Head of Category Management - General Manager at A.P. Moller Maersk (Maersk Supply Service)

Alberto has 8+ years of experience with civil engineering and business management, mainly working within the maritime, transportation and logistics sector. The key features of his professional journey are his broad international mindset with strong on-ground international experience in almost all countries in Latin America, and different Southern and Northern European countries. His track record shows experience in the negotiation of complex agreements with public authorities, unions, corporate firms and other types of private companies and enterprises, as well as project management, sourcing and category strategies design, implementation of operations efficiency and more. He has also been involved in training other professionals in project management, procurement, and negotiation, across different countries and brands within the Maersk group, and he is engaged in the entrepreneurial environment by being involved in DTU HardTech Entrepreneurship as a mentor.

MOTIVATION

Being part of DTU HardTech Entrepreneurship as a mentor is a commitment Alberto enjoys. It gives him the opportunity to keep the world of academia and innovation close, as well as seeing the value he is giving to students based on his own experience from the corporate world. He likes coaching and teaching, being also one of the reasons to participate in this program, as it allows him to be closer to the university field. Alberto would be able to help especially foreign students and the challenges they might face in starting a career in Denmark, as well as advice on how to prioritize and where to focus during studies, keeping a good work-life balance.