International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Brian Pearce
Chief Economist
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Airlines, airports and air traffic control: Serving the ever-growing demand for international traffic
17:00 - 18:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

Brian Pearce has been the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Chief Economist for the past 11 years. His role is to direct research into policy and economic issues affecting the industry worldwide.  He is also Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, UK, President of IATA's pension foundation and is on their senior leadership team.  Pearce also sits on the UK Airports Commission expert panel and Air New Zealand’s sustainability panel. Previously he was Director of the Centre for Sustainable Investment at Forum for the Future, Head of Global Economic Research at SBC Warburg, and was Chief Economist at Ernst & Young's ITEM Club.