Born on 22nd April 1972 in the South of Hamburg, Germany, Roman holds a master degree (Diploma) in Economics from the University of Hamburg. He also studied at the Universities of Amsterdam and Singapore. Additionally, he holds a bachelor degree in Geophysics from the University of Hamburg.
Before becoming managing director/ owner of Wilhelm Borchert GmbH in May 2010, Roman worked as senior advisor and member of the management team for the strategic transport consulting company BMT Transport Solutions GmbH (2003-2010).
Since the early 2000s, Roman has been engaged in a number of consultancy jobs in the transport and logistics industry. As a senior consultant he has been responsible for market studies and business development projects, traffic, turnover and revenue forecasts, risk and SWOT analyses, socio-economic CBA and other analyses. He gained substantial experiences in project management and finance/ investment advice for the transport service and infrastructure sector, incl. large-scale due diligences.
Roman has been engaged throughout Europe, but he also worked on projects in the Middle East, China and Southeast Asia, Southern Africa and the US.
His clientele are port authorities and terminal operators, shipping lines, ship owners and managers, railway and intermodal transport companies, shippers and governmental bodies as well as equity/ investment firms.