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Transnational Crime: A Revised Approach to Countering The Underworld of Trade Globalization

Delighted to welcome two of the worlds leading experts on customs, trade facilitation, trade security & anti illcit trade to join us in Shanghai this June.

Alan Bersin, Former Commissioner U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Dept Homeland Security and Lars Karlsson CEO, KGH Global Consulting & GTDW Advisory Council Member


  • [KEYNOTE] Huang Feng, Director General, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

  • [KEYNOTE] Ricardo Treviño Chapa, Deputy Secretary General, World Customs Organization (WCO)

  • [KEYNOTE] Michael Ding, Chairman, Quality Brands Protection Committee of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (QBPC); Head of IP Operations, Asia, Middle East and Africa Region, ABB Group

  • [KEYNOTE] Thomas Bagge, CEO & Statutory Director, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA)

  • Alan Bersin, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School; Executive Chairman, Altana Trade & Technology; Former Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security

  • Dr Ali Salamat, Economic Adviser-Trade Economist, the Directorate of International Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources, Commonwealth Secretariat, London

  • Andrew Keable, CEO, KW Group; Chairman, GTDW Advisory Council

  • C. Donald Brasher Jr., President, Trade Data Monitor, Inc.

  • Christoph Stegemann, Director Sales & Business Development, Asia Pacific, tesa scribes

  • Douglas McKay, VAT & Customs Director Asia Pacific, Lear Corporation

  • Ethan Xu, Director, International Trade Compliance, Otis Elevator Co.

  • Fabrice Renard, Regional Customs Counsellor - French Embassy in China, General Directorate of Customs and Excise

  • Glyn Hughes, Global Head of Cargo, International Air Transport Association (IATA); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

  • Hans Rook, Chairman, International Port Community System Association (IPCSA)

  • Ivy Ji, Senior Manager, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC)

  • Dr Jan Hoffmann, Chief, Trade Logistics Branch, DTL, United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

  • Kewei Zheng,Senior Manager, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational Center (SAOC)

  • Dr Lars Karlsson, CEO & MD, KGH Global Consulting; Former Director WCO and Swedish Customs; Advisory Council Member of GTDW; Advisory Board Member of INCU; Chairman of the IBMATA Advisory Board

  • Lisa McAuley, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)

  • Louisa Xu, IP Manager, Treasury Wine Estates

  • Michael Yu, North Asia Brand Protection Head, Unilever

  • Miller Wang, Brand Protection Director & Legal Counsel, MCM APAC

  • Min Gao, GCA IP Managing Attorney, 3M

  • Dr. Mohammad Saeed, Senior Trade Facilitation Adviser, International Trade Centre (ITC); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

  • Ray Xu, Vice President, Legal, Pernod Ricard

  • Richard Morton, Secretary General, International Port Community System Association (IPCSA); Advisory Council Member of GTDW

  • Roman Quaedvlieg, Principal Consultant, RAQ Consulting; Former Commissioner, Australian Border Force; Former CEO, Australian Customs & Border Protection; Former Chief Police Officer, Australian Federal Police

  • Prof. Samuel C. Bautista, Chief Learning Officer, Academy of Developmental Logistics & Member, Management Committee, International Network of Customs Universities (INCU)

  • Stephen Dunn, Regional Director Of Investigations, Asia Pacific, Sanofi

  • Virginie Ticha, President, International Federation of Consular Chambers for Africa (F.I.C.A.)

  • Wei WU, Deputy Director, China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lin-gang Special Area Administration


  • GTDW Trade Leaders Plenary

  • GTDW Global Trade Facilitation, Compliance & Digitalisation Conference

  • GTDW Anti Illicit Trade, Brand & IPR Protection Conference

  • EXHIBITION: Solutions, Services and Technologies for Global Trade & Anti Counterfeiting

  • Site Visits & Technical Workshops (Day 3, 18th June)


We have issued a public statement with our partners in China and GTDW Advisory Council to proceed with GTDW China Trade Development Week in June as planned with all speakers, keynotes and partners on the program reconfirmed with the dates 16-18 June 2020, Shanghai Pudong,

Feel free to email for details

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