Nicolette van der Jagt is the Director-General of CLECAT, the European organization of Logistics Service Providers and Freight Forwarders, since 2012. CLECAT is a Brussels based association with a collective membership of more than 19.000 companies in freight forwarding, logistics and customs services through its 24 national associations. Previously, Nicolette was for 10 years Secretary General of the Brussels based European Shippers’ Council representing the national and international freight interest of industry – national shippers’ councils from around Europe. Through this experience she has extensive knowledge of freight transport in all modes in transport. Nicolette holds degrees in international relations and European studies from the Universities of Utrecht (NL) and Strasbourg (FR).