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Pradeep Avadhani

Ports & Maritime and Special Economic Zones

Expertise:

  • Port Development

  • Logistics and Infrastructure

  • Project Management

  • Special Economic Zones

Career:

  • Chief Executive Officer of Magerwa, Rwanda

  • Head of Africa for Portek International Pte Ltd

  • Port of Singapore Authority (PSA)

Geography:

  • Rwanda

  • Dabon

  • Algeria

Pradeep specialises in port development and Special Economic Zones (SEZ). He previously worked for the Port of Singapore Authority, after graduating from National University of Singapore. Pradeep’s experience includes advising on many large scale projects involving port terminals, logistics and infrastructures.

Pradeep negotiated an acquisition of the largest inland port and bonded warehousing facility in Rwanda, for which he was subsequently posted to Magerwa as a CEO. He then spent several years in Algeria, building up one of its most significant container ports. 

Pradeep is also an expert advisor to Olam, for the Gabon Special Economic Zone

 

A fluent French speaker, he has experiences in multiple African countries, including Gabon, Rwanda and Algeria.