Kester Meijer

Director Operational Integrity, Compliance & Safety


Kester Meijer works at KLM Cargo as Director Operational Integrity, Compliance & Safety. Kester is member of the KLM Cargo management team and is charge of the Next Level Compliance Program.

Kester enjoys working with people in industry, regulations, enforcement and technology. He has extensive knowledge and experience in both Air Cargo Supply Chain Logistics, Compliance and ICT. Putting this unique combination to work on connecting with stakeholders and orchestrating innovative concepts, where processes are combined with new technology and standards. He strongly believes our industry is in the era of a paradigm shift, where Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Blockchain will provide new ways to collaborate and connect. The future of Smart Borders and Air Cargo is to pre-check everything upstream and ensure a smooth shipment journey!

Key areas are Compliance, Safety, Customs, Security, Environment, Anti Counterfeit, Wildlife protection, Cargo Knowledge Center, Industry representation, Blockchain innovations.