Markus Bangen studied law at the University of Bonn focussing on Transport and European Community law from 1992-1997.
In 2000 he worked at Elliot & Mayock, LLP, San Francisco, USA.
His professional career started the same year at the Duisburger Hafen AG as Head of the Department for Law, Human Resources and Suprastructure.
Since 2008 he is Member of the Board of the Duisburger Hafen AG and since August 1st 2021 CEO.
Further memberships are:
• Member of the Board of several Intermodal Terminals in Duisburg
• Chairman of the Terminal Advisory Group RFC Rhine-Alpine
• Member of the Terminal Advisory Group RFC 8 North Sea - Baltic
In due course of his professional career he represented the Duisburger Hafen AG in several national and international Expert groups. As a personal member of the circle of economic affairs initiated by the Federal Depart-ment of Transport, Construction and Urban Development he assisted in developing and realizing the general project plan for freight transportation and logistics for the Federal Government of Germany. Besides further important projects concerning national right (EU-Rail packages, guideline 2000/59/EG or EU security guidelines), he represented the Duisburger Hafen AG in the boards of national and European associations being e.g. responsible for the official statement and positioning of the Duisburger Hafen AG regarding the European regula-tions and terms of reference (e.g. TEN, Motorways of the Sea, Marco Polo, Port Pack-age, Naiades, RIS, etc.)