Take some time to find out a bit more about who we are and why we are the right team to help you.


Richard Butcher - Founder, Senior Managing Partner and Director

Richard has over 30 years global maritime consulting experience, acquired during numerous complex engagements in diverse sectors, including Logistics, Operations, Technology, Commercial and Business  Development, Supply Chain Management, Marine Terminals and Port Operations.

Kevin Martin - Managing Partner (Technology) and Director

In a 25 year career, Kevin has implemented transformative business processes and a diverse portfolio of integrated logistics solutions with a leading terminal operator across the UK.  A creative and passionate business change leader, Kevin has a wealth  of experience in the Shipping and Ports arenas.

Bright P' Rayan - Managing Consultant (Port Operations and Automation)

A proven and proactive leader with 20 years strategic planning experience, Bright has delivered terminal automation using innovative, integrated solutions, platforms and infrastructure at Enterprise level for some of the largest terminal operators in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent.

Ossama S Zaiter - Managing Consultant (Africa and Middle East Markets)

Ossama has over twenty seven years of  regional domain experience in business development and project management, delivering large scale IT projects covering port operations, supply chain and trade facilitation systems.  A strategic thinker, skilled in the development of innovative business ideas into successful commercial ventures.

Dr Ralf Mencl - Managing Consultant (European Markets)

A former senior executive with a major German shipping line, Ralf brings over 40 years of Maritime Shipping, Logistics and Technology experience to our team.  A successful Management Consultant in maritime and container logistics,  intermodal operations, commercial and financial management, he brings another dimension to our team. 

Chris McDonald - Managing Consultant (Asset Management)

Over the last 15 years, Chris has designed and implemented market leading solutions for Smart asset and infrastructure management, energy reduction initiatives and pro-active maintenance using predictive analytics. 

Stuart Reid - Managing Consultant (Software Development)

Award winning developer and industry veteran Stuart Reid has developed and in-depth knowledge of the software development life-cycle, delivering solutions in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, fintech, travel and gaming. 

Our Global Talent Pool

With access to a global network of over 20,000 industry connections, we feel confident that we can locate the right team for any engagement.  From sourcing a consultant for a short term assignment to deploying experienced project delivery teams possessing the experience and knowledge to deliver large scale IT programmes, you can be confident that Kale Europe will meet your needs.

We can engage as independent delivery contractors or integrate into your own delivery teams.  Either way you can rest assured that your project is in safe hands.


Our Experience

Formed in 2018, Kale Europe have over 100 years collective experience in the design and delivery of transformational integrated solutions.

Using a network of strategic partners built over 30 years, we have developed a portfolio of solutions and a team of in-house Systems Integrators/ Software Developers to deliver the next generation of digital logistics solutions.

With our in-depth knowledge of the global shipping industry, Kale Europe are the right choice for your transformation programme.