15th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit
17 November 2022
Dubai (U.A.E.)



Tom Nauwelaerts

Tom Nauwelaerts
Director Logistics, NEOM, Saudi Arabia

Tom Nauwelaerts is currently the Director Logistics at NEOM in Saudi Arabia, contributing to realizing the dream of this visionary city of the future.
With over 25 years of experience in supply chain management across numerous markets, Tom has been working in the Middle East since 2008.
He was an Executive Director at Gulftainer, handling the Logistics business across its different brands such Momentum Logistics in the UAE.
Prior, Tom worked for YBA Kanoo as the head of their logistics division across the Middle East, and Tom held also the position of Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Logistics.
In Europe, he served as Group CEO of WWL-ALS Freight Management Group in the UK and as General Manager Logistics for Ahlers Logistics and Maritime Services, headquartered in Belgium.
During these tenures, Tom oversaw specialized logistics services, such as project forwarding, chartering, and retail and automotive logistics solutions in Transport and Warehousing for fast-growth markets.
With his extensive travel and exposure to varied cultures and business environments, Tom is said to have a very adaptive management style and an ability to connect to all levels in an organization.
Tom has won a number of prestigious Industry awards such as “Supply Chain Manager of the year” award from LOG ME and “Outstanding Achievement of the Year” award from SCATA Middle East.
Tom obtained Post-graduate degrees in Business Administration and Corporate Finance from the Graduate School of Economics and Business at Leuven University.

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