Kayn Woolmer

Director; Anthony Norman (Pvt) Ltd


Agenda Sessions

Kayn is a Director in the Anthony Norman team and is a subject matter expert of customs and excise procedures with over 20 years of experience in cross border tax and customs matters.  He is experienced in terms on the WCO SAFE Framework of Standards and customs processes from a WCO perspective and has consulted to several international customs administrations, including the Abu Dhabi Customs Administration, the Kenya Revenue Authority and more recently the Lesotho Revenue Authority. Having started his career as a South African Revenue Service Customs and Excise officer where he worked for over two years in the tariff department and thereafter as a senior investigator, me moved into the freight forwarding and clearing environment where he gained valuable on-the-ground experience with the clearing of imported and exported goods where he prepared customs clearance documentation. Kayn’s expertise in customs and excise disputes is extensive having assisted clients to navigate the process specifically legislated in the Customs and Excise Act.  Kayn has dealt with over 50 disputes on various matters over his career. Kayn was involved in the capacity of subject matter expert in customs modernisation programmes for the Abu Dhabi Revenue Authority, the Kenya Revenue Authority and the Lesotho Revenue Authority where he led teams drafting the core business processes, both in terms of the existing business processes as well as facilitating the redesign thereof in respect of the Revenue Authorities revenue collecting objectives for all tax types.