A qualified chartered accountant and lawyer, Bertrand RAGER is now the MD of an independent export control & dual-use, Customs and EU VAT advisory law firm based in Paris. He advises a variety of businesses operating globally on export control & dual use processes and compliance, Customs compliance and optimisation in relation to their international flows of goods and services with additional VAT optimisation and compliance aspects .Bertrand RAGER worked notably with E & Y and Arthur Andersen prior to being pan-european VAT & Customs Director for Delphi Automotive Systems.
Bertrand also has a wide experience of long term projects work for major clients undertaking process improvement, restructuring, cost reduction exercises, AEO/Export licences audits etc.
Bertrand is the French member of the Trusted Trade Alliance , a global independent network of Export control & Customs experts; has strong connections with customs circles in Germany and the UK (CPG & ACITA ). In France Bertrand is the president of the International Commission of the FIEEC and member of the SIEPS (professional syndicate of strategic products exporters).
Bertrand teaches in many different circles and is a regular international speaker.