World Customs and Trade Forum
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Vice Chair


         Mr. Mats Wicktor currently holds the position as Director Change Management of Swedish Customs with specific responsibility for strategies in the areas of technical, legal and business development and also for cooperation with other governmental agencies and issues related to Single Window and Coordinated Border Management. Wicktor has been involved in the strategic development of Swedish Customs since 1999 and has participated in several innovation projects, for instance The Stairway, StairSec and The Virtual Customs Office.


         Wicktor has also been very involved in the implementation of strategic project management within Swedish Customs, been a promoter of the use of strategic environmental scanning and responsible for business development of Swedish Customs. During a period of two years Wicktor held the position as director of Swedish Customs Future Centre. Wicktor started as a Customs Officer in 1990 and has also worked at the Swedish Board of Agriculture as Customs expert.


         Wicktor has been chairperson of the Permanent Technical Committee at WCO and is the Swedish delegate to a number of international committees. Currently Wicktor is elected chair of WCO Information Management Subcommittee and also the Data Model Project Team. Wicktor is also an elected vice-chair of UN/CEFACT with responsibilities for the program development areas Trade and Transport Facilitation and also Regulatory Issues leading development of international standards and recommendations in the domains of International Trade Procedures, Transport, Customs, Environmental Management and eGovernment.or