Alison E. Clafin

Director of Business Development, Maersk TradeLens


With the Maersk Group since 2000, I have held various international management positions including most recently Global Head of Sales for Damco International, based in the global headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands. Prior to that, I was Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for Damco Latin America based in Panama, responsible for all commercial activities throughout the region, and Managing Director for Damco/Maersk Logistics in the Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay cluster. I have also held various strategic marketing and line management positions within Maersk Line and Safmarine in North America and throughout Europe, covering the Far East, Middle East and Oceania trades. Originally from California, I hold a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a specialization in International Relations and a minor in Public Policy, a Master’s Degree (MSc) in International Logistics from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge.