Steven Pope

Group Head of Trade Facilitation, Go Trade

Deutsche Post DHL Group

Steven is Group Head of Trade Facilitation, (GoTrade) at Deutsche Post DHL and has been with the Group for 10 years, originally joining in 2011 at DHL Express as Vice President, Customs & Regulatory Affairs for Europe and Head of Trade Compliance for Europe, the Middle East & Africa. 

Before joining Deutsche Post DHL, Steven spent 26 years in the Public Sector, working for HM Customs, HM Treasury, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the IMF. He has worked in both the enforcement and policy areas on topics such as Customs, VAT and International Trade.  

Steven sits on a number of public/private trade advisory groups and think tanks at both European and Global level and is also a member of the Steering Groups of the German and Global Alliances for Trade Facilitation and the UNDP Covid 19 Private Sector Global Facility. 

Go Trade draws on Deutsche Post DHL’s expertise in global trade and logistics to help developing and least developed countries to implement best-in-class policies and procedures at the border and help local businesses to access the global market.