Mark, together with his team of International Subject Matter Experts, collectively have extensive experience and expertise in the International Trade, Customs Compliance, Supply Chain and Freight Forwarding environments
Mark holds a Masters’ Degree (LLM) in Maritime Studies which he obtained from UKZN as well as several other international Qualifications such as FIATA & FIATA Higher Diplomas. Marks, main areas of expertise is the area of Customs and Excise and GMLS are therefore the WCO Academy training distributor and delivery agent in the South African region.
Mark recently applied to partake in the ICC application and examinations for the Incoterms® 2020 and was the first to be awarded the official ICC accredited Incoterms® 2020 certificate in South Africa and Africa. His association with Incoterms training goes back to the University of KwaZulu Natal, by bringing Professor Jan Ramberg to South Africa at the time of the drafting of the 2010 Incoterms. He also the highlighted the evolution of security related clearances and information to Prof Ramberg from the WCO SAFE Framework of Standards which has been incorporated through into the 2020 version.
Marks passion and vision is to uplift the previously disadvantaged and trading communities of Southern Africa, and the rest of Africa, the Middle East and Far East with his dynamic perseverance and determination. He is the pillar of our organisation and his Management Team, colleagues and staff respect his quest for excellence and perfection.