Sahar Rashidbeigi will take up the new post of head of decarbonisation at APM Terminals on 1 November and will be based at the company’s HQ in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Rashidbeigi, who holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, has a background in engineering and has more than 5 years of experience from McKinsey & Company in Amsterdam, where she was co-founder and co-lead of McKinsey Sustainability Insights.
She has also worked in Vietnam, Thailand and Kuwait for Schlumberger, a lsupplier of technology and consultancy services to oil and gas industries. Her most recent assignment was as senior strategy advisor with Invest-NL, a leading Dutch impact fund, focused on major societal transitions, such as transition towards a carbon neutral and circular economy.
Recently, APM Terminals partnered with Siemens on a pilot to significantly reduce emissions at its terminal in Mumbai, India. As a next step, APM Terminals plans to roll out terminal-specific improvement measures across a wider portfolio of terminals globally, with the aim of achieving similar emissions reduction in other locations.