Wouter entered KLM in 2008 as a Management Trainee on a talent development program gaining his first significant experience in a variety of airline sectors.

He was officially appointed to AF-KL Revenue Management, Inventory & Revenue Analysis for the KL  Medium Haul network and was promoted to Director two years thereafter.

Wouter accepted his first posting outside the Netherlands in 2015 and moved to Brazil to head up the South America Commercial division with responsibility for Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay markets.  Wouter earned another promotion to General Manager Southern Africa and ,  He holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Economics and Law.  He revels in outdoor activities.