Deputy Director General, CAAC Mr. Zhou Laizhen, Han Chinese, was born in Mupin, Shandong province, in March 1960.
In April 1987, Mr. Zhou joined the CPC. He graduated from DongBei University of Finance and Economics. He is the PhD in Economics.
From August 1981, officer in organ Party Committee of Ministry of Finance, and deputy secretary of organ Youth League Committee;
From September 1989, deputy director of Party Committee Office of State Administration of State Property, deputy director of Administrative Resource Department, director then deputy director general of Property Department;From May 1999, deputy director general of Department of State-owned Capital Funds Management, Ministry of Finance; deputy director general of Enterprise Department;
From October 2006, director general of Finance Department of GACAC, director general of Finance Department of CAAC (level of director-general of a bureau), and Chairman of Board of Supervisors of Capital Airport Holding Company;
From December 2011, vice president of China National Aviation Holding Company (a temporary post);
From March 2013, deputy director general of CAAC, member of CPC Leading Group.
Director General, CAAC
First Secretary at the Delegation of the European Union to China
Shanghai airport authority
Executive Chairman, CAPA-Centre for Aviation
Peter Harbison is Executive Chairman of CAPA-Centre for Aviation (formerly the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation), which is today the world’s largest publisher of B2B commercial aviation information and analysis.
Peter established CAPA in 1990. It now produces the leading range of executive analysis, numerous newsletters, data and information reports, covering the global airport, air navigation services and airline industries. CAPA’s Knowledge Centre also presents major conferences on key aviation topics and provides education and training courses for the aviation and tourism industries.
His career in aviation comprises more than 40 years, in government and in industry, including two years with the Australian mission to the International Civil Aviation Organisation in Montreal and 10 years at a senior level in the International Air Transport Association, IATA, in Geneva.
Peter is an aviation lawyer, consultant and commentator on industry issues. He speaks frequently at industry events and presents private high-level executive briefings to airlines, airports, suppliers and consultants. Over the past 20 years, he has conducted more than 200 consultancy projects in aviation, including airport privatisations, airline startups, strategy formulation and regulatory development.
Dato’ Abdul Hamid Mohd Ali
Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB)
Dato’ Abdul Hamid Mohd Ali, 58, holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Glasgow and a Masters of Science Degree in Airport Planning and Management from Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom.
He has extensive years of working experience through direct involvement in airport planning, development, operations and maintenance throughout his 30 years of service in aviation, including setting up many MAHB joint ventures both local and abroad. He was also involved in the consultancy and management services of other airports in Middle East and Central Asia. He was formerly the Chairman of Operations and Development Committee for Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Turkey when the airport was constructed in 2009. As a civil engineer, he has acquired extensive experience in fast track developments projects, with the latest being the construction of klia2.
He has held several senior positions at DCA and KLIAB. In MAHB, he has held the position of Senior General Manager of Technical Services and Senior General Manager MA (Sepang) prior to assuming his current position.
Andrew Herdman Director General, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA)
Air Transport Officer, ICAO