Dominique WillemsSenior Manager at CLECAT
CLECAT represents the interests of more than 19.000 companies in Freight Forwarding, Logistics and Customs Services. These companies deal with more than 80% of all customs formalities in the Europe and handle 65% of the cargo transported by road, 90% of the cargo transported by air and 65% of cargo transport by ship. CLECAT’s members also provide various other services including supply chain management, warehousing & distribution and advisory & IT services.
As senior manager at CLECAT, Dominique is responsible for Customs, Indirect Taxation and Trade Compliance and IT & Digitalisation. Dominique is member of various expert and advisory groups of the EU Commission and other international authorities and organisations. Prior to joining CLECAT, Dominique was the general manager for an international customs brokerage firm, partner at an IT firm and advisor for FENEX (the Dutch organisation for Freight Forwarding and Logistics) and TLN (Transport and Logistics Netherlands). Throughout his career, Dominique has been actively involved in the creation and implementation of legislation and IT systems in the field of trade, transport and logistics, and was involved in numerous trade facilitation and innovation initiatives. In 2019 Dominique was also appointed as rapporteur for DG MOVE’s Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF) relating to the digitalisation of transport documents.