The Secretary General

Col. Andre Didace Ciseau is the Secretary General for the Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) and is also the current Executive Secretary for the Pan African Association for Port Cooperation (PAPC).

Col. Ciseau brings with him extensive experience in the maritime and ports sector arising from his tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) from 2004 to 2018.

One of his tasks as CEO of the Port Authority included working closely with the Blue Economy Department established by the Government of Seychelles in 2015 with a view to coordinate, consolidate and prioritize national initiatives geared towards harnessing opportunities and resources from the oceans in a sustainable manner.

Col. Ciseau is also a former PMAESA Board Member. Prior to working at SPA, he served in the Seychelles People’s Defense Force (SPDF) with a strategic role in the development of the Seychelles Coast Guard.