Salvador Furió is Innovation and Port Cluster Development Director at Valenciaport Foundation, the research, innovation, training and international cooperation center of the port of Valencia. He coordinates the areas of digital transformation, sustainability, port logistics, port-city integration and market intelligence. He is also member of the Executive Group of ALICE ETP and he is currently chairing the Port & Logistics working group of WATERBORNE TP. In addition, he collaborates regularly giving classes in different master programs of the Universities of Valencia and Castellón, is director of the course of Single Windows for Foreign Trade of the Inter-American Development Bank and participates in national and international congresses of transport and logistics.
He previously worked as Project Director at LOGISTA, the main Spanish logistics operator, and in 2004 he joined the Valenciaport Foundation as Director of Logistics and Intermodality, developing numerous consulting, research and cooperation projects at national, European and international levels, always related to container logistics, maritime, railway and intermodal transport, trade facilitation, planning and design of logistics platforms or energy efficiency and environmental management.
He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a Master of Science in Port Management and Intermodal Transport from the University of Comillas (ICADE).