International Air & Shipping Association

Mr Bob Bulmer

IASA President

President & Director of Membership Development, Co-operation and Grievances

Bob has been involved in the Customs and Forwarding industry in 1965, commencing work as a junior clerk with a small Sydney Customs Broker.

In 1987 he was employed by a Sydney based forwarder and left his Customs roots behind to take up the new challenge, and he has progressed through various management positions with a number of companies over the past 30 years. Bob has travelled extensively and has set up global agency arrangements for many of the companies he has represented in that time.He was heavily involved in sales development and management in the Australian wholesale market for many years and spent extensive periods working in Germany and USA during this time.

Bob is a Past President of the Australia-Singapore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a post he held from 1992-1996. He is also one of the founding members of GPSM in Australia. He was elected as a Director to the IASA Board in Sydney in March 2008, appointed as Vice President in Manila in 2012 and elected as President in Mexico City in 2013.

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IASA is a global network of International Freight Forwarders established in 1971 with its Head Office situated in Bracknell, UK with a Board of Directors comprised of members from various countries, elected by the membership.