Mr. Andersen is a highly experienced and successful business leader with a strong track record of progressive experience in the aviation industry.
During his career, Andersen has held the position of CEO at Kenya Airports Authority in Kenya, Director National Airports at Avinor in Norway, and Senior Vice President Ground Operations at AirBaltic in Latvia. With more than two decades of extensive aviation experience and expertise in leading change, directing airport and ground operations, providing business transformations, and managing projects, Andersen is an accomplished and articulate leader.
Andersen is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and has served on numerous aviation industry boards and committees including Airports Council International Africa Board of Directors (ACI Africa), the Association of European Airlines infrastructure standing committee (AEA), the IATA AGSA task force, the Board of Directors at Røros Flyservice AS (now Aviator airport Alliance AB), and Havaş Ground Handling Company Europe.
The Dutch Caribbean Cooperation of Airports (DCCA) is organizing the 1stInternational Sustainable Air Transportation event called “A Flight To The Future” in Aruba in November 2022. A one-week event filled with presentations, panel discussion, masterclasses and test flight demonstrations with the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first certified electric aircraft, all with the purpose of sharing knowledge, creating dialogue on the future of aviation and on interisland connectivity in the Dutch Caribbean.