Håkan HenningssonDirector, Customs & International Trade Specialist, BDO

Håkan is a Customs Director and Head of UK BDO's Customs & International Trade team. He is based in London although he is assisting clients across the country and in all industry sectors.  
He has 20+ years working experience in the field of International Trade Compliance and Customs, having worked as in-house advisor with global corporations in FMCG, Life sciences and Technologies.

He specialises in customs duty reliefs (Customs Warehousing, Inward and Outward Processing Relief, etc.); customs valuation and TP-CV convergence; customs classification, customs duty management and Free Trade Agreements; AEO and equivalent Trusted Trader programmes outside the EU; Brexit impact assessments; managing internal and external import/export audits; assessing and advising on business risk related to pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries; developing and improving export/import policies and procedures; setting up and conducting internal compliance training programmes; excise duties on alcohol; management of third party logistics service providers.

Håkan has worked in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden and speaks fluent Dutch in addition to his native Swedish.

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