Jinan Alrawi is a digital marketing consultant based in the Netherlands. She serves clients in aviation, including airports, tech companies, engineering firms and niche brands, assisting them with their digital marketing needs. With her digital marketing services, branding essentials and consulting expertise, Jinan’s goal is to help clients achieve tangible results through a marketing partnership that speaks to their audience and represents their identity. Jinan also manages AirportTalent.com, where employers, recruiters and executive search firms post jobs and hire talent. She actively discusses ideas and shares valuable content on social media. Connect with Jinan on LinkedIn or on Twitter. View all posts by Jinan Alrawi
Greg Principato is 32nd President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). Prior to NAA, Principato served as President and CEO of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) from 2014 to 2016. Prior to joining NASAO, he served as President of Airport Council International North America (ACI-NA) from 2005 until June 2013, overseeing the leading association of airports and airport-related businesses in North America, and the largest of the five worldwide regions of Airports Council International. He serves as President of the Aero Club of Washington, is on the Management Council of the Next Gen Institute, and is on the oversight board of the Airport Cooperative Research Program. Greg has been involved in aviation and transportation for the entirety of his 35 year career, including service on the staffs of U.S. Senators J. Bennett Johnston and Joseph R. Biden, and Virginia Governor Gerald L. Baliles. In 1993, he served as Executive Director of the National Commission to Ensure a Strong Competitive Airline Industry. View all posts by Greg Principato
Guillaume is an airline revenue management and pricing consultant with PROS. Prior to that, he he was designing revenue management solutions for airlines at Amadeus. Guillaume is an aviation engineering graduate from French National School of Civil Aviation (ENAC) in France. Passionate about the air transport industry, he likes to discover the strategies set up by airlines to outperform competitors. Connect with Guillaume on Twitter. View all posts by Guillaume Dupont
Dan is an airport operations and safety professional currently working in Qatar. His previous experience spans both regulatory and operational management roles across three countries. Dan’s special interests include risk management, regulation, team leadership and behavioural safety. Connect with Dan on LinkedIn or Twitter. View all posts by Dan Parsons
Azlan Morad is an airport consultant with more than 25 years international sector experience. He operates via CrissCross International that specialises in airport master planning and technical due diligences pursuant to privatisations and PPP transactions. His consultancy approach and analytics provide trajectories that engender enterprise value from airport operations. They enable stakeholder decision-making that align with investor/lender prerogatives. Connect with Azlan on LinkedIn. View all posts by Azlan Morad.
Angele Aouad is Director of the Research and Studies Department (RSD) at the Lebanese Directorate General of Civil Aviation since 2016 and is in charge of studies in economics, technical training and the relationship with international organizations dealing with aviation. From 2008 until 2016, she was Deputy Airport Manager at Beirut – Rafic Hariri International Airport. Angele has a civil engineering degree from Ecole Superieure des Ingenieurs de Beirut (ESIB), a Masters Degree in Exploitation Aéronautique et Gestion du Trafic Aérien from ENAC and a Phd in Hydrogeology from Université d’Avignon et des Pays du Vaucluse. She is an Aerodromes and Ground Aids ICAO Expert and a Lecturer at various Lebanese universities. View all posts by Angele Aouad
Brendan Reed is the Planning & Environmental Affairs Director for the San Diego Regional Airport Authority, which owns and operates San Diego International Airport. He is responsible for guiding the organization’s policies and programs concerning airport master planning, land use compatibility planning, corporate sustainability, and environmental compliance. He also represents the Airport Authority on committees associated with the San Diego Association of Governments, California Airports Council, and ACI-NA. Mr. Reed received a Master of Science in Ecology from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Richmond. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (US Green Building Council) and a Certified Energy Manager (Association of Energy Engineers). View all posts by Brendan Reed.
Laura Fruhen is a psychologist and researcher at the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Safety. Her research focuses on managerial influence on safety. She has worked with a number of industries, including air traffic management, firefighting, construction, mining and oil and gas to carry out her research. Laura investigated senior managers’ safety intelligence in air traffic management organisations in her PhD. To contact Laura, email her at laura.fruhen[at]uwa.edu.au View all posts by Laura Fruhen
Kris de Bolle is a senior aviation consultant. Formerly he was an A-CDM officer at Brussels Airport. He was involved in A-CDM since the conceptual phase of the project in 2005 and has a thorough operational knowledge of the aircraft turn-around process, A-CDM procedures and requirements, along with an extended network of collaborative decision making professionals. In his area of expertise, Kris has had speaking opportunities at several conferences, and is a member of the Airport IT Advisory Board. Connect with Kris on or Twitter. View all posts by Kris de Bolle
Richard Harding was Interim Head of IT Strategy & Innovation for Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited. Richard has a wealth of experience delivering technical, product and innovation strategies to large enterprise organisations. Formerly Director of Technology for ITV and Development Manager for AOL, Richard is especially skilled at developing individuals and teams alike to unlock their potential and deliver both results and an ‘art of the possible’ mentality. View all posts by Richard Harding
Nadine Itani is Managing Partner of Aviation Minds. She has a PhD in Airport Transport Systems and is a specialist in strategy, learning and development. This allowed her to take part in diverse aviation projects in MEA. Nadine is President of MEARS and Founder of Women Aviation Forum. View all posts by Nadine Itani
Colin Mair is Head of Innovation & IT Strategy at Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited . Colin comes from a background in the mobile industry having previously worked for BlackBerry, Vodafone and Orange. His expertise is especially focussed at creating ‘customer centric’ experiences and products, combined with a sound understanding of mobile platforms and business innovation. View all posts by Colin Mair
David Ruiz-Celada works at London City Airport to improve capacity throughout the airport processes. He has a Masters Degree in Aeronautics Engineering from UPC Barcelona Tech and an M.Sc in Airport Planning and Management from Cranfield University. During his study, he worked for Vueling Airlines, Barcelona Airport and project managed several projects, among them ALARIC, which was awarded Most Unexceptional Aeronautical Project by SENER in 2013. View all posts by David Ruiz-Celada
Robin Gissing is a Technology Innovation Architect at Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited . Robin has a background in academia and emerging technology having previously worked as a Technologist and Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor in the Higher Education sector. There he co-chaired a number of regional and national user groups and spearheaded first of type innovative learning experiences to students across the UK. View posts by Robin Gissing
Anna Harrison is an award winning speaker, author, designer and growth strategist. She works at Ephox as UX lead. Before that, she was with North Shore Labs, where she oversaw the development of tools to help organizations identify silent barriers impacting innovation and growth. View all posts by Anna Harrison.