Youri Busaan

Youri Busaan has over 25 years of experience in the airfreight and passenger industry, development with and for airlines, forwarders and the tourism industry, air cargo handling, ramp and airport management. He got his first experience working for an air cargo broker in Belgium and set up a division for the same company in Africa. Youri continued his African experience taking on a humanitarian mission in Djibouti and Somalia before returning to Rwanda where he managed a computer and electronics firm. After his return to Europe in 1994 he started working for KLM Cargo Belgium as Commercial Manager later on working for the Business Unit Logistics streamlining solutions for a shipper portfolio. In August 2001 Youri will join SNC Lavalin airports’ division where he became Deputy Development Director, progressing through various operational management positions to become CEO of Paris-Vatry Airport. Youri was CEO of AERCO – Airports of Congo, the airports of Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire & Ollombo for Egis Airport Operation. In 2014 he created his own consulting firm to the Airline & Airport industry with first mandates with CoEM involving projects for the airline-, airport industry & the Government of the Republic of Congo. Currently he has a mandate as an interim project manager for Swissport Belgium and has been nominated as a member of the Advisory Board of CHAMP a leader in IT Cargo Systems. Youri holds and EMBA of ESSEC Business School – PARIS.