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Hussain Shah, Security Management Systems lead, UK CAA

Hussain Shah has been undertaking Aviation Security compliance monitoring activities for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) since certain aviation security functions were discharged from the Department of Transport (DfT) in April, 2014. Hussain has had the pleasure of leading many airports as their designated Lead Auditor to provide advice, improve security standards and become a […]

John Devlin, Principal Analyst & Founder, P.A.ID Strategies

Utilizing over fifteen years of commercial and analyst experience, John takes a broad view of how different technologies fit together across multiple segments, understanding and explaining determining factors in market adoption and technology development.  As the founder of P.A.ID Strategies John applies his knowledge and expertise to help companies understand their environments, to answer strategic […]

Anton Beloshapkin, Head of new markets development, Gazpromneft-Bitumen materials

Anton Beloshapkin, PhD in Economics, Head of New Markets Development in LLC “Gazpromneft-Bitumen materials” since 2014 responsible for high-end polymer-bitumen products’ supplies worldwide with specialization in road, airport and general construction industries.

Murali Varadarajan, Vice President, GVK, Mumbai International Airport

Murali Varadarajan, Vice President & Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Group of GVK Power and Infrastructure Limited (GVKPIL), has over 15 years of rich experience in the field of Airport planning and Development. GVKPIL, is one of the main equity partners and operators of the Mumbai International Airport Ltd. His present role is […]

Christopher Thorpe, Senior Wayfinding Strategist, Buronorth

Chris has spent his career developing strategic User Experience and Wayfinding solutions for complex spaces in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. As both a strategist and designer, he develops cohesive outcomes with design thinking and strategic rigor. Chris collaborates with our clients to ensure outcomes are commercially viable, provide exceptional user […]

Willem Van Bavel, Senior Consultant, RESULT

Willem van Bavel is on a mission to help senior management teams build and improve security checkpoint operations at airports globally. Educated in operations management, lean six sigma, and simulation modelling, Willem’s exceptional background provides his clients with unique advantages. He has helped numerous airports increase throughput of their checkpoints whilst reducing operating costs by […]

Arturo Garcia-Alonso, Senior Business Consultant, Munich Airport International GmbH

Arturo is Senior Consultant, Terminal Operations at Munich Airport International GmbH, the International Business branch of Flughafen München GmbH. He joined Munich Airport from ACI World in Montreal, Canada, where he was Head of Passenger and Airport Services. Arturo has been involved in the aviation and aerospace sector for more than 20 years. He has […]

Kai Wendler, Traffic and Terminal Management, Corporate Safety and Security, Fraport AG

Dr. Kai Wendler is a Senior Security Manager at Frankfurt Airport. Within the Terminal Management Division he is responsible for Checkpoint, Process and Quality Management. Before that he worked for several years in the Airport Expansion Program, responsible for different design and construction projects, amongst others involved in the design competition for Terminal 3. Kai […]

Muhammad Awaluddin, Chief Executive Officer, PT Angkasa Pura II

Simon Meyer, Managing Director (Aviation Solutions), Human Recognition Systems

Simon joined Human Recognition Systems in 2004 from Accenture, where Simon developed extensive project management, business process engineering and delivery experience over a number of large and challenging IT transformation projects for various UK and European companies. After recently moving from the position of Operations Director to Managing Director, Simon is now completely responsible for […]

Fiona Strens, Chief Executive Officer, CrowdVision

Fiona is the co-founder and CEO of CrowdVision and leads strategy, business development and client-facing activities. Fiona spent the first part of her career in the UK’s Ministry of Defence where she developed high level policies, managed large Government-Industry and international projects, and became the Director of Science and Technology Policy. Despite holding the honour […]

Paul Brugger, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, BizTweet

Paul Brugger is the IATA Award winning solution provider for Passenger Innovation (2014). Mr Brugger helps airports across four continents innovate and communicate with their passengers in real-time using new media. Working with airports ranging from <2M up to >85M in up to 41 different languages. Benefiting both the airport and the passenger alike, enhancing […]

Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President, Earth Networks

Jim Anderson Senior Vice President, Global Sales, at Earth Networks. He is focused on the international expansion of the company and meeting the weather and environmental monitoring needs for a number of vertical market stakeholders, including government agencies, agriculture, energy and transportation. Anderson joined the company in 2002 and led the launch business efforts in […]

Udo Bradersen, Environmental Manager, Hamburg Airport

Born in Hamburg, went to school there and visited the University of Hamburg. Diploma (biology) made in 1996. From 1996 to 1998 scientific works at the institute for soil science at University of Hamburg. From 1998 to date member of staff from the environment department of Hamburg Airport. Principal tasks and occupations are environmental management […]

Nandita Bhatt, Deputy General Manager-Architect, Airports Authority of India

Nandita has spent the past 20 years in aviation, specializing in airport design. In her enriching experience since 1996 in Airport Master Planning and Terminal Design and Airport Management, she has worked as an Architect, Department of Planning of Airports Authority of India (AAI). Over a period of 18 years, she has worked on various […]

Juergen Bula, Managing Director, Bremen Airport

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Bremen Airport since April 2009. Age 55. Swiss Citizen. Member of the Board German Airports Association. Severe Management Positions at the US, Europe and Middle East since 1990.

Kerstin Hening, Managing Director, Grundstücksgesellschaft Gateway Gardens GmbH

Dr Kerstin Hennig studied business administration at the EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL (ebs) in Oestrich-Winkel, Paris and London. After completing her degree, she worked as an independent research assistant at the ebs IMMOBILIENAKADEMIE (Real Estate Academy) in the Rheingau region. From 1996 to 1997 Dr Hennig headed the Marketing and Research Division at Daimler-Benz Inter-Services Immobilienmanagement […]

Tom Mockett, Airport Masterplanning Manager, Brussels Airport Company

Tom is an airport masterplanner, chartered architect and professional member of RICS. Over the past 5 years he’s been responsible for pioneering the Brussels airport masterplanning vision 2040. This ambitious vision positions intermodality and smart city thinking at the heart of future aviation, infrastructure, commercial development and real-estate expansion at Brussels Airport.

Bill Fullerton, Chief Technical Officer, Fraport Greece

As Chief Technical Officer, Bill Fullerton leads a skilled team of engineers and technicians supporting the development of the 14 regional airports under concession to Fraport-Greece. Bill has over 30 years of leadership experience in the field of transportation projects, including roads and bridges, rail and transit, seaports and airports. His airport work includes previous […]

Jurate Baltrusaityte, Commercial Department Director, Vilnius International Airport

Jurate has been with Lithuanian Airports for over ten years, her most recent development being CCO of the Lithuanian Airport network. Her current core areas of focus are the route network development at the three Lithuanian Airports, growing the passenger and cargo volumes while bringing new services in; also non-aeronautical revenue growth via development of […]

Annet Steenbergen, Senior Border Management Expert, Advisor Happy Flow Government of Aruba

Annet Steenbergen is co-founder and co-initiator of the Aruba Happy Flow project for the Government of Aruba. The Happy Flow project is the first single token initiative that creates a seamless flow of passenger facilitation fom curb to gate through the reuse of a biometric token and advanced cooperation between the public and the private […]

Kristina Alvendal, City Planning Expert & Chief Executive Officer, Alvendal AB

Kristina Alvendal has her own company and work as strategic real estate developer and city planning expert. She works at executive management level and has several board member positions. She is an experienced key note speaker and moderator. Kristina Alvendal was the CEO of Airport City Stockholm in 2011- 2014. She was Vice Mayor of […]

Vincent Harrison, Managing Director, Dublin Airport

Vincent Harrison has held the role of Managing Director of Dublin Airport since 2014. Prior to this he was Director Strategy, Regulation & B2B and has also held senior financial roles within daa or Dublin Airport Authority. In 2016 Dublin Airport welcomed a record 28 million passengers, up 11 %, making it the fastest growing […]

Alexander Pfurr, Managing Director, thyssenkrupp Access Solutions GmbH

Alexander Pfurr is Chief Executive Officer at the Airport Division of thyssenkrupp Access Solutions, one of the world´s leading providers for mobility solutions. He has worked for the past 20 years at different divisions of thyssenkrupp Elevator in leadership roles in General Management, Service Operations, sales, marketing, business development and strategy. His educational background has […]

Chris LeTourneur, President & Chief Executive Officer, MXD Development Strategists

Chris has over twenty-seven years of experience in Planning, Design, Land Economics and Airport Area Development. As President and CEO, Chris leads MXD Development Strategists (, an International Planning &amp; Development Consultancy. Chris’ project portfolio spans over six continents and 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, Russia, Australia, Asia, India, Africa and the Middle East/MENA Region. Chris has been […]

Michael Kerkloh, Chief Executive Officer, Munich Airport

Laura Aldrete, Senior Vice President, Denver International Airport

Ms. Aldrete is the Senior Vice President for DEN Real Estate at Denver International Airport. She has participated in development and planning projects both in the private and public sector throughout her career. As an urban planner with development expertise, she applies her comprehensive understanding of the market place to the development projects she touches. […]

Sascha Brozek, Senior Vice President, Head of Major Projects Unit, KONE

KONE is a global leader in the elevator, escalator and automated doors industry. Dr. Sascha Brozek is leading KONE’s Major Projects Business, which is the company’s international unit dedicated to its customers’ most demanding, large and complex projects such as high-rise buildings, infrastructure systems, stadia or cruise ships. Sascha Brozek and the KONE teams are […]

Martin Tollén, Chair of Working Group on Transport and Mobility, AER (Assembly of European Regions)

Martin Tollén is since 2016 chairman of the Assembly of European Regions’ working group on Transports and Mobility. AER is the largest independent network of regions in wider Europe, gathering regions from 35 countries. AER has published several position papers regarding the issue of state aid and financing of regional airports and is cooperating with […]

Michalis Senis, Senior IT Business Consultant, Munich Airport International GmbH

Michalis  Senis is an Electrical and Computer Science Engineer with unique experience in airport’s ICT systems start-ups & operations. He received his MSc/D.I.C. in Communications and Digital Signal Processing from Imperial College of London. During his extensive 22 year career mostly in the Aviation industry he has been involved in key ICT management roles in […]

Holger Kraft, Vice-President, Corporate Security, Munich Airport

Holger Kraft is the Vice President Policy & Concepts within the Corporate Security at Munich Airport. Before this he holds the position as Vice-President Divisional Controlling and Development also within the Corporate Security. Holger Kraft has a long standing experience in aviation security. Before his engagement at Munich Airport he was the Director Infrastructure, Operations […]

Hakan Agca, Associate Director, Benoy

Hakan Agca, Associate Director at Benoy co-leads the masterplanning service at the London campus. With a broad range of experience on projects in the UK, Europe, MENA and beyond, Agca is an architect and specialist city planner. Having worked on an array of project scales throughout his career, from detailed architectural interventions through to super-scale […]

Peter Jarvis, Senior Executive Vice President, Storm Interface & Senior Representative, RNIB

As one of the founding directors and shareholders Peter joined Storm Interface in 1986.  He was and remains a key member of the team responsible for the development of human interface devices for use in extreme and hostile environments.  Working closely with the Trace Research and Engineering Center at the University of Maddison Wisconsin, Peter […]

Marc Flamme, Aircraft Ground Servicing Manager, ADELTE

Marc Flamme is Aircraft Ground Servicing Manager at ADELTE. He‘s been specially involved in developing and deploying solutions such as the PCA Inverter Series to assist airports in reducing their impact on environment. His business career started as an E&M engineer in the R&D department of one of the world largest companies specialized in airfield […]

Philipp Kriegbaum, Vice President, Fraport AG, Corporate Safety & Security

1 September 2017: Philipp Kriegbaum, a former Criminal Investigation Officer, has worked at Frankfurt Airport for more than 20 years. In the beginning, he was a member of the team that built up an Operational Security Center on behalf of the local regulatory body before he terminated his career as a civil servant and joined the […]

Sofiya Noman, Head of Analytical department, AviaPort Agency

  Education Graduated from The Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) and Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in 2013. A specialist in Public Relations and Economics. Professional background Since 2013 has been working in AviaPort Agency as marketing and project manager, now heading Analytical department. Develops and coordinates research and consulting projects: “Airport infrastructure and […]

David Ciceo, Managing Director, Cluj International Airport

Mr. David Ciceo assumed the leadership of Cluj International Airport, as Managing Director, in November 1995. Since then he has placed the development of the airport at the top of his priorities.  During the 20 years tenure at the helm of Cluj Airport, he strived to transform it in one of the busiest regional airports […]

Stephan Schattney, Chief Technical Officer, Budapest Airport

Mr. Schattney is a chartered civil engineer, specialized in airport design, construction and maintenance. Mr. Schattney started his professional career as construction site manager for Messer Ltd and HOCHTIEF Plc, working in Germany and overseas. From 1997 onward, he was in charge of airport master planning and construction working for HOCHTIEF Plc, then HOCHTIEF AirPort […]

Kim Gray, Head of Commercial Planning and Development, Heathrow Airport

Kim has more than 10 years’ experience working in management consultancy and directly for airports specialising in commercial strategy, space optimisation and commercial due diligence working for a wide variety of high street retailers, international airports and private equity organisations. As an Associate Director for Pragma Consulting he worked with over 20 airports worldwide developing […]

Marja Aalto, Director, Air Transportation Development, Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea Oy

Marja has been working for 22 years in airlines and aviation.  She has managed several projects in airline business development across her organization, and her endless interest to learn has led her to enhance projects and create new and innovative products.  Marja’s newest project is to develop Tampere-Pirkkala Airport to become a successful international connecting […]

Herwig De Zutter, Vice President Product & Service Development, Securitas

Herwig De Zutter, Vice President Product & Service Development , is responsible for supporting Securitas Aviation countries in launching new Aviation products and services with a strong focus on new AVSEC technology. Herwig took up this function in January 2016. Before joining the Securitas Aviation Business Center, he spent more than 13 years in Aviation Business starting as a […]

Guy Buesnel, PNT Security Technologist – Robust Positioning Navigation and Timing, Spirent Communications

Guy has more than 16 years experience of working on Robust and Resilient Position Navigation and Timing, having started his career as a Systems Engineer involved in developing GPS Adaptive Antenna Systems for Military Users. Guy then became involved in GPS and GNSS Receiver System Design with the aim of designing a new generation of Rugged GNSS Receivers […]

Andrew Boyd, Partner, Result Consultancy

Andrew Boyd is the founder and partner of RESULT (formerly OXCAL). He is a ‘Six Sigma Master Black Belt’, expert in ‘lean manufacturing’, ‘Toyota production system’, and ‘continuous improvement methodologies’. He started life in the automotive sector before later moving into the service and aviation sectors. He set up RESULT in 2006 and quickly became […]

Daniel Goh, Assistant President, Nuctech

Daniel Goh was Assistant Director at the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) with extensive experience in airport management, aviation security, commercial development, airport planning and international business development. His core expertise includes airport, aircraft and airspace security and he implemented most of the security measures that are still in place at Singapore Changi Airport after the events of September […]

Maria Dahlhaus, Managing Director, Terminal 2 Gesellschaft mbH & Co oHG

Maria Dahlhaus has jointly headed Terminal 2 Gesellschaft mbH & Co oHG, alongside Stefan Landes, since June 2016. The company operates Terminal 2 and the midfield satellite terminal at Munich Airport, and is a joint subsidiary of Munich Airport and Lufthansa. Born in Lindlar in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, Maria Dahlhaus grew up […]

Jutta Weimar, Senior Executive Manager Customer Services, Corporate Communications Department, Fraport AG

Jutta Weimar was appointed Senior Executive Manager Customer Services within the Corporate Communications Department of Fraport AG in 2010. She is responsible for the visitor service and the management of events at Frankfurt Airport. She worked for many years as Senior Executive Manager Marketing Strategy and Sales for the Fraport Group. During that time, she […]

Þröstur V. Söring, Operations Director, Keflavik Airport

Mr. Thröstur V. Söring is the Director of airport operations at Keflavik airport.  Mr. Söring is a 49 year old civil engineer that has specialized in airport management and design.  He has been with Isavia since 2013 and has held his current position since the first of March 2014.  Before joining Isavia he worked for […]

Henrik Littorin, Senior Analyst, Swedavia

Henrik Littorin holds a degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from Uppsala University in Sweden. Henrik has 15 years of experience from the aviation industry. Since 2010, Henrik is the Senior Analyst at Swedavia, responsible for macroeconomic analysis, socio-economic effects of aviation, analysis regarding aviation and climate change, airline strategies etc. Swedavia […]

Massimo Corradi, Real Estate – Funding Programs, Milan Airport

Massimo Corradi is TEN-T (Trans European Transport Network) Projects Coordinator for SEA Milan Airports. He has more than 25-years’ experience in airport activities. He has worked for SEA’s Airport Infrastructural Development Dept., in charge with approval procedures and then has occupied the position of “Land-Side Development & Airport Accessibility” Manager. In the last 14 years […]

Pieter van der Horst, Managing Director of AIREA, Airportcity Development and Consultancy and Chief Development Officer of IKIA Airportcity, Tehran

Pieter is an expert in Airportcity / Aerotropolis development and in generating non aviation revenues. Pieter is the Chief Development Officer of a ME Airport and runs AIREA, an Airportcity development and Consultancy firm. Until the 31st of May 2017 he worked for Schiphol Real Estate, a 100% subsidiary of the Schiphol Group. At Amsterdam […]

Eric Peterson, President, Alliance

Daniel Burkard, Director Non-Aviation Development, Adviser for External & Internat. Relations, Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME)

Daniel Burkard, born in Munich, worked in airport- and airline business and advertising. British Airways brought him to Moscow where he has been responsible for the airline’s activities across Eastern Europe. In 2005 Daniel created the “Domodedovo Airport Development Company” as part of the East Line group. Later he worked as director for aviation business […]

Elisabeth Le Masson, Delegate for Sustainable Development, Aéroports de Paris. Member of the Board of Directors, Hubstart Paris Region® Alliance

Elisabeth Le Masson has been nominated “Delegate for Economic promotion and jobs creation” of Groupe ADP since January 2016. Previously she was Delegate for Sustainable development for Paris – Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Le Bourget airports from 2007 to 2015. In her 30+ years of working with Aéroports de Paris, she held numerous managerial positions […]

Darryl Jones, Chief Real Estate Officer, Denver International Airport

Darryl Jones was named chief real estate officer and executive vice president of Denver International Airport in June 2016. He is responsible for the continued development and economic expansion of the airport’s real estate program. The program includes the transit-oriented communities at two on-airport, commuter rail stations, and the 1,500-acre commercial-use pilot program, ratified by […]

Dom Nessi, Airport Technology Consultant, Aerotech Partners

Dominic Nessi is a senior technology consultant with Burns Engineering and the principal of AeroTech Partners. . Mr. Nessi is the former Deputy Executive Director and the Chief Information Officer for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).  He held that position from September 2007 to March 2016. Mr. Nessi is expert in numerous airport related areas […]

Mari Peltomkai, Chief Executive Officer, Connectivity Expert, Art Palace

Mari has over ten years of experience of Finland’s most successful public-private-partnership, Airport City Aviapolis, around Helsinki Airport. As former Project Manager she has driven the vision based on value of connectivity for all stake holders. Through a joint effort in branding and developing Aviapolis is emerging into a new leading Nordic business destination. She […]

Jan Vana, Director, WheelTug

Jan Váňa has been involved in aviation since the very beginning of his professional career. A former Czech Air Force jet pilot, holder of the Master Pilot Wings of the Czech Air Force, he later became a Deputy Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic. He then joined the Board of Directors of the Czech […]