Page available to registered members only

Members login

 - Forgot Your Password?

Becoming a member

Upcoming events



This live session in Estoril (Palacio Hotel), Portugal, will zoom in on the essential aspects of taking a corporate fleet programme to a Global level. This session will handle the creation of a Global but applicable corporate programmethe missions and responsibilities of a corporate fleet and mobility manager in a global context, and the roll-out and implementation of the Global fleet programme. This session also gives answers to the challenges and trends global fleet managers are confronted with. This full-day training session is based on expert presentations and best-practice sharing, via case study presentations and interactions with peers.





Welcome coffee 
08:30 Introduction of the day
Steven Schoefs, Fleet Europe

The road map to go international
Thor Konings,
International Account Director, Athlon International and Marc Van Eck, Senior Business Development Manager, ALD Automotive

  • The building blocks of an international strategy
  • Setting up an international framework
  • Key steps in deploying an international fleet strategy



The obstacles and opportunities of moving your fleet management globally
Julie Le Guillou,
International Consultant, Arval and Mathijs van der Goot, Senior Consultant, LeasePlan International

  • Why moving your fleet management strategy globally
  • Do's and Don'ts when expanding your fleet management strategy
  • Tips and Tricks and key lessons



The missions of an International Fleet Manager
Andy Leeden
, Global Fleet Category Management, AstraZeneca

  • Role and responsibility
  • From mission to programme
  • Measuring success
  • Lessons learned

Coffee Break 


Governance and stakeholder management
Juergen Freitag
, Senior Director, Siemens

  • Setting up an international fleet team
  • How to deal with internal and external stakeholders
  • Keeping the fleet momentum, internationally, regionally and locally
  • Tips and Tricks



How to move from a European to a Global fleet programme
Lee Warner
, Global Fleet Manager, Unilever

  • The Road Map to a global fleet strategy
  • Internal alignment, communication and implementation
  • Opportunities and obstacles
  • Lessons learned

Efficient implementation on a global level
Joe Carreira
, Fleet Manager, MSD

  • Between global principles and local flexibility
  • Overcoming regional and local challenges
  • Success ingredients for implementation
  • Do's and Don'ts

Q&A with case study speakers

12:20 Lunch

Practical applications in international fleet management – via working groups in café model set-up (45 minutes for each group)

  1. GROUP 1: Selecting the right funding method – Yves Helven, Global Fleet Expert and Julie Le Guillou, International Consultant, Arval

  2. GROUP 2: The building blocks of a global RFP –  Henrik Schmidt Lundberg, Head of group Fleet Management, ISS World Services and Mathijs van der Goot,Senior Consultant, LeasPlan International

  3. GROUP 3: The ABC of a global safety programme – Csaba Csiszko, Global Director Environment, Philip Morris International and Marc Van Eck, Senior Business Development Manager, ALD Automotive

  4. GROUP 4: Transforming from fleet to Mobility in a global context – Alexandra Melville, Global Category Expert, Accenture and Markus Falk, Head of global Car Fleet, SAP and Thor Konings, International Account Director, Athlon International

The action plan to take the international fleet manager role into higher gear for 2018
Steven Schoefs, 
Fleet Europe

17:00 Closing drink and presentation of certificates
18:00 Free time

Shuttle transfer to the restaurant with the support of SEAT 


Official IFMI Dinner at the "Hemingway Restaurant" with the courtesy of SEAT