Arne Mielken, Young President, Institute of Export & International Trade

Arne is a Senior Trade Specialist for the European Union, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) at Amber Road, the leader in end-to-end supply chain solutions and global trade management (GTM). He leads a team of trade specialists who monitor and provide updates on EMEA trade regulations in the field of customs, trade and export controls on a daily basis to ensure our customers have the data they need for the highest levels of import/export compliance and accurate landed cost calculations.

Prior to this Amber Road, Arne was a Manager in Grant Thornton and Deloitte’s Customs Duties & Export Controls team, two of the world’s leading organizations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. In consultancy, Arne’s duties included assisting manufacturing clients with the management of import and export procedures, customs regimes and duty to maximize cost-savings opportunities and enhance customs compliance. He also conducted customs process reviews together with developing and implementing internal compliance programmes focused on leading practice methodologies.

As a specialist in the field of EU customs, trade & export control legislation & policy, he advised clients on customs & international trade matters and complex supply chains. Arne continues to be actively involved in the development of EU customs policy & legislation (Union Custom Code and E-Customs) and publishes articles in leading European foreign trade. He holds BA (Hons) in International Business and Modern Languages (French & Spanish) from London South Bank University (UK), a Euromasters Degree with Trans-Atlantic Track from the University of Bath (UK) and a Diploma in World Customs Compliance and Regulations from The Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE&IT). He is Young President of the IOE&IT.

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