Tony Bonte

Global Operations Compliance/Customs Head

Tony leads the global customs operation for GKN FS, based out of the corporate HQ in Greater London. 

He carries a wealth of experience, having worked internationally for a number of years in the USA and France, managing projects and leading freight forwarding operations.

Joining GKN FS from DHL Global Forwarding, his career has spanned both Automotive and Aerospace sectors, working closely with many of the sector’s leading players such as Rolls Royce and Airbus.

In his most recent roles before joining GKN FS, Tony has created and implemented bespoke global value-added services including customs management for the Entertainment/Exhibition and Oil & Gas industries. Formerly managing a team of customs brokers who dealt with the daily European road freight operations in DB Schenker, he has tailored and delivered effective service performance in response to the post-Brexit challenges.