Bangalore International Airport
Aviation professional with Board and Executive level experience of almost two decades for public and private operators of transport infrastructure across the the world.
I have served as a Board Member, an advisor to aviation multinationals and am a regular speaker at industry events. I am also a member of the Airports Council International (ACI) World IT Standing Committee (ACI WAITSC).
I currently lead the Strategy & Development(S&D) vertical at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB).
The S&D vertical focuses on five areas:
Aviation Business, comprising our Airline Marketing and Route Development, Cargo Business Development and Concessionaire Business functions;
Centre of Excellence (CoE), comprising the Capacity and Master Planning and Programme Management Office (PMO) functions;
Forecasting and Slot Coordination, comprising our short and long-term forecasting teams and slot allocation and coordination functions;
Innovation Lab, comprising our Innovation and Digital Transformation teams focusing on the long-term development of platform capability and a design-thinking led innovation culture;
Strategy and Business Development, comprising all of our strategic business partnerships and external facing business development including bid development functions;
Prior roles included:
Chief Innovation Officer at GMR Airports responsible for Innovation and Digital Transformation, Capacity Planning and Partnerships across the GMR Airport Portfolio (New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cebu, Goa and Crete airports);
Head of Airport Asset Development at London Stansted Airport;
Head of Master Planning at Dubai Airports responsible for the master planning function for both Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) airports;
Managing Director - Asia at LeighFisher UK, a boutique consultancy practice focusing on advising airport and aviation clients globally. Projects included a range of Business and Finance and Facilities Planning Projects for clients including some of the world's largest operators of airport infrastructure;