Kris Pauwels is Director of Airport Strategy & Studies, working in partnership with Koen Brinkman to lead this department. A team delivering strategic airport projects, from city airport projects and Technical Due Diligence for airport transactions through to Strategic Climate Change Adaption studies. Each study is supported by aviation forecasting and airport simulation experts.

Kris has more than 12 years’ experience in airport development, and previously held the role of Business Development Manager for NACO.


  • Project Director for a Framework Contract for the UK Department of Transport
  • Project Director for Eindhoven Airport master plan
  • Airport Planner for Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Cargo Master Plan
  • Project manager for a detailed master plan for Changi International Airport Industry Zone

Kris holds a Masters in Aerospace Engineering.