Peter J.M. Bulters
Peter J.M. Bulters is Senior Advisor, Netherlands & EU Trade Compliance for Trusted Trade Alliance, and Principal, CATTS BV. Located in the Netherlands, Peter has spent more than 30 years as a leader in the field of customs and international trade compliance. After starting his career with Dutch Customs, he moved into the private sector to work in positions of increasingly leadership in the freight forwarding sector. He spent almost a decade working as the trade compliance manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa at a major US-based multinational in the technology and electronics sector before taking a VP position at J.P. Morgan Vastera (later acquired by Livingston) in 2007, where he was a member of senior management for the company’s compliance-related offerings, taking on increasing responsibility within the EMEA region and at a global level.
Peter Bulters’ focus is on assisting companies in corporate compliance strategies, managing compliant processes at a national and global level, optimizing the use of IT solutions in trade processes, performing assessments and compliance reviews, and designing and providing training in trade compliance for the corporate world. He has a depth of experience in AEO and supply chain, and in representing clients with government authorities at the national and EU level. He is active in trade associations and advisory boards, having held several executive positions, and is the author of numerous articles in the field of trade compliance, and an experienced lecturer and trainer.
In addition to his native Dutch, he speaks fluent English and German.