Since 1977 Bert has been involved in all aspects of commodity warehousing and logistics. In the year 2000 he became Operational Director of a new joint venture which was primarily involved in the cocoa and coffee operations for a different Group and progressed within the commodity industry.

In 2003 he joined a warehousing business as local Managing Director and the company developed into one of the biggest cocoa operators in Amsterdam.

In 2016 he joined the Commodity Centre to bring his wealth of experience and to grow our start-up operation to the market leading operation it is today. With his experience and dedication, he has been pivotal in the construction of “Falcon and Osprey” Terminals and continues to manage the operation.