Luis Felipe de Oliveira has led Airports Council International (ACI) World as Director General since June 2020, applying his vast experience in commercial and technical aviation. He firmly believes that aviation has a crucial role to play in fostering social and economic growth worldwide and is committed to helping ACI members and business partners sustainably recover from the impact of the pandemic.
Luis Felipe’s career in aviation began with IATA, Geneva, after serving 12 years at Shell (Latin America and Europe), to lead fuel and airport campaigns, in collaboration with governments, oil companies, fuel service providers and airports for diverse world regions. His tenure at IATA lasted a decade before he joined the World Fuel Services as Vice President of Supply Development for Latin America and Caribbean. Prior to joining ACI World, Luis Felipe successfully led the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (2017-2020), where he led a complete restructuring of the organization. This enabled it to be more effective and efficient, attracting members and strategic partners to support industry development in the region.
He is a Chemical Engineer from Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, with a postgraduate degree in Finance, University of São Paulo, an MBA from Dom Cabral Foundation, São Paulo, and Post MBA from Kellogg University, Chicago.
Luis Felipe is a Board Member in Cirium and Advisor Board Member in Honeywell. He serves on the Board of the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and is particularly dedicated to the sustainability of the sector.