Gust is a seasoned International maritime- and ship finance professional. He has had an
international career in the field spanning over 3 decades in both commercial- and risk
management roles, based in the Netherlands, Greece and Hongkong. As from 2008, Gust served as Global Head and Managing Director Transportation Clients for ABN AMRO bank, one of the leading ship finance franchises in international banking.
Gust left banking in 2018 to focus on developing financing solutions and new business models
for investing in clean / alternative fuel propulsion, a.o. benefitting from his experience from
his involvement with the Sustainable Shipping Initiative, the Climate Bond Initiative, and
several other “green” projects and initiatives.
Gust is based in Rotterdam and holds a Master’s degree in Business and Economics from
Erasmus University in Rotterdam (1989), completed an executive MBA at CEDEP in
Fontainebleau, France (2007) and graduated from INSEAD’s International Directors
Programme in September 2019.