Nicolas Buhmann

Commercial Manager (Tradelens), Maersk

Nicolas is Commercial Manager of Maersk and IBM’s joint TradeLens project. The project currently develops a platform for sharing supply chain related events and documents by using Blockchain technology.

He studied Business Administration with specialization in e-Business at the Hamburg School of Business Administration as part of an integrated degree program, where he concurrently participated in Maersk Line’s trainee program and also trained as shipping agent at Hamburg’s Chamber of Commerce. After his studies he moved to Maersk’s headquarters in Copenhagen, where he held various positions within the Commercial Organization.

Nicolas has also always had a keen interest in technology and first got involved with blockchain back in 2012. He is thrilled that his current position now allows him to combine his passion for the real and tangible shipping industry with elements of new and disruptive technology