On 8 August 2014, the Director General, World Health Organization declared the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), under the provisions of the International Health Regulations (2005).
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Airports Council International (ACI) is pleased to invite the global airport community, aviation and financial experts to attend the 7th Annual ACI Airport Economics & Finance (AE&F), Conference & Exhibition, February 25-27, 2015.
Rafael Echevarne is Director of Economics and Program Development at ACI World Headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
Previously he occupied positions in companies in Europe, Australasia and the Middle East, including: Ferrovial, Copenhagen Airports, Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Infratil and Airways Corporation of New Zealand. He has been actively involved in air transport economic regulation, privatisation and development of aeronautical infrastructure, covering the fields of airports, airlines and air traffic control.
Rafael holds a PhD in Air Transport Economics from Cranfield University (UK) and a Masters in Transport from Westminster University (UK). Rafael also lectures in a number of postgraduate aviation programmes.