Director Aviation | InterVISTAS & NACO, Netherlands Airport Consultants | Royal HaskoningDHV
With over 20 years’ experience in the aviation industry Esther Kromhout, heads up the Aviation Team of Royal HaskoningDHV under the well-established brands of NACO and InterVISTAS. In her current role of Director Business Unit she leads more than 200 multi-disciplinary airport consultants of over 40 nationalities.
Esther’s expertise spans management of complex airport projects, extensive civil engineering knowledge, and sustainable airport development. She is passionate about innovative approaches that will spearhead aviation’s transition to net zero.
Esther has worked on a wide variety of projects, in various cultures and countries. Her portfolio includes secondments at clients such as the Government of Gibraltar and a four-year tenancy at the Aruba Airport Authority.
Having spent over 4 years with her family on the “one happy island”, Esther is particularly close to the Latin American and Caribbean community and is enthusiastic about contributing to the region’s development and prosperity.
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.