Paul Willis

13 -14 May 2020 | Inmarsat

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  Paul  Willis

Paul Willis

group strategy director , Manchester Airport Group

Paul is the Group Strategy Director for Manchester Airport Group.  Paul joined MAG in 2015 and has held several senior positions including the Group Engineering Services Director and recently led the Stansted Transformation Programme responsible for delivering the c.£600m Transformation Programme for Stansted Airport.  

Paul has over 30 years’ experience in the management, planning, design, construction, operation, and development of airports.  Prior to joing MAG, Paul was the Global Head of Aviation for Arcadis and throughout his career has held a number of key management posts to design, construct and operate a number of international airports including the design, construction and opening of Athens International Airport.  Paul led the planning and operations for the Athens 2004 and 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Technical Advisor to Abu Dhabi International Airport for the development of Terminal 3, Delhi Terminal 3 and new runway, Programme Director for the design and Build of Lima Airport, Peru. and the opening of Terminal 3, Sao Paula in Brazil.  

Paul has led over 40 airport transactions in his career including the Privatisation of ANA on behalf of the Portuguese State, the sale of the Hoctief Airport Group and the sale of the Greek Regional Airports, Queen Alia International Airport in Jordon, Zagreb Airport, Croatia, Indian Airports, Brazilian Airport Privatisation and Larnaca and Pafos Airports in Cyprus.

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