Karl Gheysen was born in Belgium, 1970. He graduated from HIEPSO in Kortrijk, and later continued his education through different management courses at both Strayer University, as well as INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
He is a Senior Manager for over 15 years. Areas of expertise include container terminals, port management and logistic projects management.
He started his career in Ahlers, Antwerp – an international logistics and maritime service provider – with having managed major markets of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
From 2004 to 2007 – Regional Manager Bas Congo, SDV – Congo D.R.C. (Bolloré Africa Logistics).
From 2008 to 2014 – General Manager, TEMA Container Terminal Ghana Ltd.
Since August 2014, he holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at “KTZE – Khorgos Gateway LLP”. This is the Dry Port and Economic Zone project, located on the border of Kazakhstan and China, along the New Silk Road.