Jean-Philippe Paquin is a senior advisor in port and logistics development and is the Ports & Marine Practice Leader with CPCS. He has been working with CPCS since April 2012, where he has most notably worked on port and logistics privatization projects, master planning and feasibility studies in Canada, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, DRC and Tanzania. From 2008 to 2012, he was Director, Strategy at the Port of Montreal, where he was strongly involved in transportation infrastructure and economic development issues. He was also in charge of government relationships at the federal, provincial, metropolitan and municipal level. Previously, he worked for 12 years in strategy consulting, in Paris and Montreal. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and an MBA from Columbia University, in New York.