Jeff Bent is the managing director at Worldwide Cruise Terminals, a joint venture company managing and operating Hong Kong's Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. He is also the director for rail and cruise projects at Worldwide Flight Services, a leading airport ground handler and world's largest independent air cargo handler. Jeff is a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), member of the Council of China Cruise Development Experts and participates in the China Ports and Harbors Association Cruise Subcommittee. He holds degrees from Connecticut College, Cornell University and Chinese University, and is an external member of the academic committee for the HKU SPACE and Plymouth University BSc in Cruise Management top-up degree program. Jeff speaks Cantonese and Mandarin and has lived in Asia over 25 years, primarily in Hong Kong.