Belgian General Administration of Customs and Excises
Werner Rens is counsellor-general at the General Administration of Customs and Excises in Belgium. Between 2015 and 2017 he was in charge of the Department Customer Management and Marketing which was competent for all kind of authorizations including AEO. In 2017, together with a structural reorganization of the General Administration, he became in charge of the new department Marketing which is competent for Marketing, Communication and Economic Support. Until 2015 he has served for over 15 years at the customs procedures department of the regional direction of Antwerp. Before he joined the public service, he has worked for more than 5 years in a logistics company as senior account manager. He is also convener of the working-group Communication & Marketing of the National Forum which is in Belgium the official consultative body between Customs and Trade.