Natalie Gupta - Independent Port Consultants

Profession: Master Planner
Specialities: Process Mapping, Trade Facilitation, Port Process Improvements, Transport Economist
Nationality: British
Telephone: +44 (0) 7771 901840

Natalie holds advanced research and analytical skills developed through a mix of academic and non-academic work and experience. Starting from her higher graduate and postgraduate qualifications in the social/economic sciences and finance, she has received advanced training in qualitative and quantitative research methods and policy analysis from early on in her career.

Following her studies, Natalie has worked for over six years particularly focusing on the maritime sector. Forecasting and the analysis of port processes and port assets internationally has been an important part of her work on a number of projects. This includes supporting the development of port master plans for new projects, feasibility studies for new investments in port and port related projects, research reports and analysis (port level, country level, global), all focusing on the maritime industry and national and international trade.

Natalie has extensive experience in:

  • Process Analysis and Reviews (General Cargo Operations, RoRo Operations, Container Terminal Processes, CFS Operations, Documentation and Billing, Berth / Yard Planning, TOS, PCS, and others).
  • Economic modelling for international Port projects
  • Financial Analysis Port projects
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Port operations (General Cargo, RoRo)
  • Port Traffic Forecasts (Individual Ports and Country Level) (Gateway traffic and transhipment)
  • Bunker markets and analysis of bunker port services
  • Impact of IMO / International regulation and automation on Ports and Port employment 
  • Impact of Ports on the wider economy
  • Trade analysis

Natalie has been working for a number of years independently through her own consultancy firm incorporated in the UK - Natcfg Global Consulting Ltd.

Country experiences include Italy, UK, India, Egypt, Ghana, and the UAE.