Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN)
Bertrand Chen is the CEO of Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an independent, not-for-profit technology consortium to reimagine global trade. Bertrand oversees the consortium’s overall strategy, with a mandate to serve the best interests of the industry at large and is not influenced by any agenda and tradition.
Bertrand is passionate about unlocking business value in traditional businesses through digital transformation and data science. Prior to his role at GSBN, Bertrand served as the Group Data Scientist at CK Hutchison Holdings, a conglomerate headquartered in Hong Kong with global business interests spanning various sectors.
Prior to this, Bertrand spent a decade on Wall Street as a trader in credit and equity derivatives for Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch in New York City and in Hong Kong. Today he brings this experience to breakdown silos between the global supply chain and the financial system which underpins it.