Under the patronage of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India


The PPP Airport Investments Summit is the only event dedicated exclusively to Public Private Partnerships in the Airports sector. Our 3rd summit is being held Under the patronage of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.

With the increasing challenges of expansion projects, security, air traffic and capacity, that airport operatives face within today’s global aviation industry. Our 2017 summit hosts key stakeholders from the Airport PPP ecosystem focusing on Asia and bringing in industry leaders from MENA, Europe and South America to deliver vital market insights. From establishing best practices surrounding legal framework and financing solutions to discovering new strategies and technologies, as well as maintaining a profitable airport to ensure green, smart & passenger-friendly airport expansion projects, within private public sector.

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Jayant Sinha,

Ministry of Civil Aviation,
Government of India

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Expert Speakers 2017

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    Guruprasad Mohapatra

    Airports Authority India
    Guruprasad Mohapatra

    Dr.Guru prasad Moohapatra, an IAS OOfficer of 1986 batchh (Gujarat Cadre), is Chairmaan of Airporrts Authoritty of India, India’s larggest Airportt Operator and sole AAir Navigatiion Servicee (ANS) proovider in thhe country. AAI is a Mini-Ratnaa Categoryy-I Public SSector Enterrprise.

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    Syed Afshor H. Uddin

    Bangladesh PPP Unit
    Syed Afshor H. Uddin

    Chief Executive Officer of the PPP Office (Prime Minister’s Office) leading the development of the national PPP Program in Bangladesh with reporting duties to the Honourable Prime Minister and the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs.

    Successfully transformed the platform for PPPs in Bangladesh by developing a vibrant program on incorporating international best practice and building a pipeline of over 40 PPP projects across multiple sectors valued at over $15bn.

    Extensive experience of specialising in PPP and working in senior public sector roles for the governments of UK (HM Treasury) and Bangladesh (PPP Office, Prime Minister’s Office) in addition to private sector PPP transaction advisory experience (PWC, UK).

    Proven track record in advising and leading development of PPP in both a mature and a developing PPP market and advising ministers and senior civil servants on the policy and strategy for enhancing public and private interface.

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    Shri Jayant Sinha

    The Ministry of Civil Aviation
    Government of India
    Shri Jayant Sinha
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    Sharmila Chavaly

    Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance
    Government of India
    Sharmila Chavaly

    Ms. Sharmila Chavaly is an officer of the Indian Government, posted in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs.  She is in charge of  Infrastructure  Policy, Financing of Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership. In  previous stints in the Ministries of Railways and Finance, she has had wide experience in the fields of Transport Economics, Infrastructure Finance, Project Management, Foreign Exchange Management, Public Procurement, Multilateral and bilateral relations and PPPs.  In her current assignment, she has overseen the development and structuring of innovative long term financing vehicles like the Infrastructure Investment Trusts.

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    Arvind Mayaram

    Associate Director
    PPP Experts
    Arvind Mayaram

    Arvind Mayaram has a PhD in Finance and is a Certified PPP Specialist. He was earlier the Finance Secretary of India. He has been the Alternate Governor of India on the Board of World Bank, ADB and African Development Bank. He was India’s finance deputy in G20 and BRICS. He was also on the Board of the Reserve Bank of India and the Securities Exchanges Board of India. He was India’s chief negotiator for BRICS New Development Bank and co-chair of the Framework Working Group of G-20.

    In the Indian State of Rajasthan he worked, in addition to several other assignments, as Investment Commissioner, Secretary Industries & Commerce and Tourism Secretary. He has also had experience of senior management positions in several public sector enterprises.

    He has been instrumental in several major initiatives in the area of investment, infrastructure development, Public Private Partnerships and institution building. He spearheaded the establishment of the framework for mainstreaming PPPs in India and accelerated the process of including newer areas for PPPs. He has worked extensively in the field of infrastructure finance. He also designed the first PPP module for delivering infrastructure in the rural areas deftly combining infrastructure asset creation and delivery of services with private investment in economic activities and skill development for the poor and an integrated education and skill certification programme for school dropouts.

    He was Vice President of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), formed under the aegis of UNCTAD, UNIDO, FIAS and MIGA for two terms in early 2000. He has been an investment promotion expert with the UNCTAD for several years and his expertise in the area of PPPs is internationally acknowledged. He has undertaken a large number of missions for the UN agencies in several developing countries such as Sudan, South Africa, Fiji, Ecuador, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Cambodia etc. and has led several foreign economic negotiations on behalf of the Government of India at sub-cabinet level strategic economic dialogues with countries such as the USA, China, the UK, Japan and South Korea.

    He is an institution builder. He was one of the founder members of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), a multilateral organisation. In addition to many other important initiatives in building institutions, he conceived of the unique public private partnership structure for Project Development Company of Rajasthan (PDCOR) and National Skill Development Corporation and the National Skill Development Trust, the foundation stones of the National Skill Development Mission in India.

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    Anthony Smith

    PPP Experts
    Anthony Smith

    Mr. Smith is a partner in the Infrastructure Development Group. He is a UK Qualified lawyer with over 20 years of practice and is a specialist in infrastructure, construction and PPP projects and has advised on many major projects in transport, health, education, defence, accommodation and energy in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and Africa.

    He is a member of the UNECE Business Advisory Board, Head of the UN’s PPP Readiness Task Force (set up to give practical aid and advice to countries in their PPP implementation programmes), is an associate expert in PPP Capacity Building with the United Nations Development Programme. He has assisted the United Nations Economic and Social Commission in drafting its Transport PPP Guidance documentation and Co-authored the UNECE Guide to Promoting Good Governance in Public Private Partnerships. He has recently carried out feasibility studies for PPP implementation in Mongolia and Uzbekistan at the request of the Mongolian and Uzbek Governments and worked with USAID and the Mongolian State Property Committee to develop PPP Capacity and documentation as part of USAID’s Economic Policy Reform and Competitiveness Project. He has also worked on a World Bank Project for PPP training of Government Officials in PPP in India.

    Mr. Smith has lectured extensively on PPP related topics and has worked with UNDP, United Nations Economic and Social Commission Asia Pacific, U.N.E.C.E , the Moscow School of Economics, the World Bank, USAID, and Asia Development Bank in the Asia Pacific region and  Eastern Europe developing PPP Capacity Building and drafting standard guidance and contract documentation.

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    Sidharth Kapur

    Sidharth Kapur
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    Hani El Assaad

    President Middle East, India and Africa
    Hani El Assaad
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    Jon Barnes

    Managing Director
    PPP Experts
    Jon Barnes

    Jonathan Barnes, Managing Director of PPP Experts, has more than 20 years of advisory experience, focusing on structuring, managing and procuring of major infrastructure projects, public private partnerships, concessions and privatizations across all sectors.

    Since 2005 Jonathan has focused on infrastructure transactions in the Middle East, leading teams, advising clients and undertaking projects in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
    Jonathan moved to Saudi Arabia in 2009 and has established teams focused on advising on PPP and concessions projects. His key clients include:- Arriyadh Development Authority, King Abdullah Economic City, SAPTCO, Saudi Binladin Group, GACA and Jeddah Metro.

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    Neil Bentley

    Vice President, Aviation, Asia Pacific
    Neil Bentley
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    Jacques Khoriaty

    Middle East & India Aviation Director
    Jacques Khoriaty
  • Arvind Chandrasekhar

    Arvind Chandrasekhar

    Managing Consultant
    Luthansa Consulting GMBH
    Arvind Chandrasekhar
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    Mr Deepak Premnarayen

    Mr Deepak Premnarayen
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    John Davie

    Altra Capital
    John Davie

    John Davie is chairman of Altra Capital and a Visiting Professor at the Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University where he is the course leader in the new Advanced Diploma in Professional Development in PPP.  This course is a fully academically accredited Level 7 course and was developed by Altra Capital, in association with Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law.  John was chairman of the UKTI PPP Export Advisory Board for two three-year terms, was a permanent member of the UK Financial Services Sector Advisory Board and is a past Chairman of British Expertise.  John Davie is an adviser to The Lord Mayor of the City of London on PPP

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    Sadak Choudhury

    PPP Experts
    Sadak Choudhury

    Sadak Choudhury is a Founder and Managing Director of PPP Experts. Sadak brings more than 12 years of commercial and management consultancy experience to the advisory mandates. More recently, Sadak has assisted regional and national governments to develop PPP programs in order to facilitate private sector investment across Asia, Europe and Africa. Sadak holds an Aeronautical Engineering degree (BSc) from London City University.

  • If you are interested in speaking opportunities and to contribute to our expert panel, please contact: Jahangir Ahmed – Event Manager, Email Tel: +44 (0)203 137 0436

    Past Supporting Partners

    • honeywell
      Supporting Partner

      Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.

      Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS), we address these challenges specifically within the building environment. Our focus is installing, integrating and maintaining the systems that keep your facility safe, secure, comfortable, productive and energy efficient. We’re also a global leader in energy services, working with organizations to conserve energy, optimize building operations and leverage renewable energy sources.

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      Supporting Partner

      IGA was founded on October 7, 2013. IGA plans to provide all manner of support in order to make Istanbul into the aviation center of a vast geographic region, and one of the biggest airport hubs in the world.

      Working to accelerate Turkey’s long-term trend of becoming a global air transport center, IGA will launch the New Istanbul Airport by using the latest knowhow and advanced technology. This new global hub will be the biggest greenfield airport in the world and is scheduled to go into operation in 2018.

    • yapi-eng
      Supporting Partner

      Established in 1965, with the purpose of developing and executing modern building projects, Yapı Merkezi is specialized in the fields of mass transit systems, intercity railway and highway, rail monitoring & communication systems, city planning & mass housing, special buildings, strengthening & restoration.

      On national scale, Yapı Merkezi holds the leader position in the railway system design, construction and technologies, on global scale it has been classified as one of “Top 250 International Contractors” by ENR since 1998. Yapı Merkezi realizes various construction projects in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Sudan, Ethiopia, Algeria and Morocco.

      Yapı Merkezi always considers the development of Turkey, progress of world civilization and satisfaction of its customers, partners, employees and shareholders as top priorities. Yapı Merkezi seeks inspiration in nature when tackling engineering problems and invests continuously in knowledge, technology, human resource and advanced management systems.


    • sensor
      Supporting Partner

      Since 1994, Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri has been a leader in electronic security systems integration. Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri, headquartered in Istanbul is a part of the Securitas group of companies. With 250 employees and 7 branch offices, it provides service to customers all around Turkey.

      Sensormatic Guvenlik Hizmetleri is market leader in many industries such as aviation, retail, banking and justice services. Sensormatic, with great know-how in different verticals, offers technology solutions that addresses security risks while increasing the customer’s operational efficiency and profitability.

    • nurus
      Supporting Partner

      Nurus, since 1927 is keeping its place amongst the leading trademarks of professional furniture field from corporate institutions to airports. With contemporary approach focusing on users and its production technology, it provides complete solutions to everchanging needs within professional furniture design.

      Nurus, awarded with more than 50 national and international awards by independent juries, is distinguished by its design and production quality and also by its environment friendly approach. Nurus, using the energy in the most productive way with Nurus Digital Chain® system developed under the integrated project management and logistics services and preferring recyclable materials for production also cares for future generations.

      Having more than 50 retailers in more than 30 countries, Nurus continues its global steps with its management and sales center opened in one of the logistics and finance centers of Europe, Munich, besides its management center focusing on Middle East and North Africa opened in Dubai.

    • turkish
      Supporting Partner

      Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 264 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 263 destinations worldwide with 220 International and 43 domestic. According to Skytrax survey of 2014, Turkish Airlines was chosen “Europe’s Best Airline” for the fourth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the sixth consecutive time.

      Having won in 2010 the world’s “Best Economy Catering Service” and in 2013 the world’s “Best Business Catering Service” awards, Turkish Airlines was this year awarded the world’s “Best Business Catering Service” and “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” prizes in the Skytrax survey. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on

    • yda
      Supporting Partner

      Turkey’s Productive Power: YDA

      This year marks the 42th anniversary of AKSA Construction,YDA Group’s first construction and contracting companyfounded in 1954, and the 22th anniversary of YDA Construction, established in the name of Yaşar Dede Arslan, the Group’s honorary president and founder– demonstrating YDA Group’s sustained and steady growth rooted in an experience of over half a decade.

      The flagship of the Group, YDA Construction Industry and Trade, Inc., operates in the construction industry carrying out a wide range of works including turnkey projects, Build-Operate-Transfer airports, hospitals, schools, shopping malls, business centers, high-tech buildings, industrial plants, cement plants, highways, light rail tram and high-speed railway lines, bridges, intersections, and mass housing projects. With companies operating across a wide range of sectors, the YDA Group is a leading group of companies in Turkey with foreign and domestic affiliates, international operations, and completed projects amounting to USD 6.8 billion.

      Operating in its core business of construction, including that of turnkey projects, Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) airports and healthcare campuses, investment projects, high-tech buildings, industrial plants, cement plants, infrastructure projects, roads, bridges, intersections, high-rise buildings, mass housing projects, business centers, shopping malls, hospitals, school complexes, apartment buildings, luxury residences, villas, and real estate development projects, the YDA Group, within the scope of its planned and steady growth policy, has established side-industry and service branches to meet the everchanging market expectations and customer needs, and continues to offer a wide range of services. In this regard, the YDA Group focused on eight fundamental fields of business, namely Construction & Contracting, Real Estate Development, Aviation, Medical & Healthcare, Energy, Security & Catering, Agriculture, and Outdoor Digital Advertising, and made a point of offering world-class service in all these fields. International Quality Certificates such as ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Standard, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard, and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Quality Management Systems Standard are proof of YDA Group’s quality and reliability.

      Extending its operations to international markets as of 2000s, the YDA Group carried out various projects in countries such as Kazakhstan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Moldova; and continues to be a pioneering company with great experience in Build-Operate-Transfer and Public Private Partnership infrastructure projects, particularly for city hospitals, in Turkey and abroad in addition to its real estate investment projects.

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      Supporting Partner

      PPP is a non-profit organisation established to facilitate and support the development of Public- Private Partnerships (PPPs). Our mission is to promote an enabling environment for PPPs by being the global resource centre, and providing free open access information, on sample legislation and guidelines for not only PPP laws but also sector specific legislation and regulation.

      PPP Standards provides a Document Library of summarized and annotated sample agreements, legislative frameworks, and other resources from across the world. By working in partnership with international organisations, governments, and PPP units we endeavour to be the global hub of standards and documentation for Public-Private Partnerships.

      The website is designed to offer our visitors a simple and efficient way to view and download documents at their convenience. Follow the simple instructions to register online, which is completely free and takes approximately 2 minutes to complete.

      You can easily view what countries have policies, guidelines and reports available through PPP Standards Document Library. Simply explore the country summaries, which will list the documents available. When you see an item that you would like to access, simply click the link to jump directly to that item in the global PPP resource library.

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    Join the C-level partners driving innovation and success in the PPP Airport ecosystem and learn from their experiences. Our expert panel of speakers will address the challenges of developing, structuring and managing successful Airport PPPs.

    Key topics for 2017 will include:

    1. Understanding the requirements and perspective of the private investor & perspective of Civil Aviation Authorities
    2. Employing the PPP model to increase airport capacity & brokering an optimal PPP that satisfies all parties’ needs
    3. The challenges of financing large scale PPP projects & navigating the legal and contractual requirements to facilitating PPPs
    4. Understanding PPP structuring from the banker’s perspective & leveraging technology to maximise revenues in the Airports of the future
    5. Airport PPP Management and Operations


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    Media Partners


    We would like to thank our Media Partners for their support in promoting PPP Airport Investments Summit 2017.

    If you are interested in discussing a mutually beneficial Media Partnership with the PPP Airport Investments Summit please contact us on

    • Media Partner

      AeroTime is an international aviation news media with a global audience of 200,000 aviation professionals following industry trends via its website, e-newsletters and social media.

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      The British Aviation Group (BAG) is the leading representative body for UK
      companies involved in the airport and aviation development sector. BAG’s primary role is to help UK companies win business in airport and aviation developments (in the UK and overseas) and to help clients identify UK suppliers of goods and services to meet their needs.

    • Media Partners

      Airports suppliers is the global airport industry’s number one meeting place for Operators, Vendors, Airlines, Authorities, Architects, Ground Handlers, Consultants and System integrators. The portal encompasses all aspects of airport equipment, technology, design and services.

      We provide a comprehensive breakdown of products and services from leading industry contractors, with up- to-date news and press releases when exciting developments occur. With links to the most important airport related organisations and governing bodies in the world.

    • Media Partners

      Momberger Airport Information is the independent source of information for airport professionals around the world, published biweekly since 1973. It provides unbiased news free of advertising.  The newsletter is published in a modular format that allows subscribers to put together their own newsletter package that matches their professional interest in the airport industry.

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    Conference Agenda

    Conference Day 1     19th April, 2017

    08:30 Registration & Refreshments
    08:50 Opening Remarks from the Chairman
    09:00 Official Welcome Address by the Minister of the Ministry of Civil Aviation
    09:10 New Delhi and Beyond: An overview of the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s Visions
    09:40 Regional Perspectives on Developing a PPP Pipeline
    10:00 Case Study: Success of Indira Gandhi International Airport
    10:20 Networking Break
    Structuring Airport PPP’s: The Role of Financial Institutions
    10:50 Keynote Session: Financing Sustainable Infrastructure in India
    11:10 Investor Perspective Panel Session: Exploring global airport investment and funding models for financing large-scale airport expansion projects
    12:00 Lunch
    13:30 Panel Session: Creating a checklist of legal and regulatory issues for airport PPPs
    14:10 Contractor Perspectives: Developing a procurement philosophy in achieving greater efficiency through airport development or expansion
    14:30 Panel Session: Regulatory and Safety Aviation Authorities
    15:10 Networking Break
    15:30 Istanbul New Airport Case Study: A Review of the PPP Project 2 Years After the Beginning of its Construction
    15:50 Manila Case Study: How the Philippian Government has structured PPP Airport Projects vis a vis the global practices followed so far
    16:10 Panel Session: PPP’S from the Bankers’ Perspective
    16:00 End of Day 1 & Evening Social Reception

    Conference Day 2     20th April, 2017

    08:30 Refreshments
    09:00 Opening Remarks from Chairman
    09:10 Panel Session: Insights into key aviation projects and infrastructure opportunities across Asia
    09:50 What are the Pros and Cons of retaining Public sector equity in an Airport operated by the Private sector
    10:10 Networking Break
    10:40 Panel Session: Improving passenger experience and operational standards in modern PPP airports
    11:20 Consumers Matter: The management of internal airport system services in PPP projects
    11:40 Panel Session: Smart Airport Technologies
    12:20 Securing the Skies: Safety management
    12:40 Lunch
    ** Leadership Summit Parallel Session **
    14:00 Civil Aviation Leadership Panel: Meeting the challenge of increasing air traffic demand
    14:50 The Importance of Transportation Links in PPP Airports Projects
    15:00 Airport Operators Perspectives
    15:20 Networking Break
    15:50 Case Study: Engineering global collaboration for airport design
    16:10 Airport Best Practice: Infrastructure planning in the context of climate change
    16:30 End of Conference and Closing Speech

    Venue Details

    Taj Lands Ends Hotel

    Standing tall in up-and-coming Bandra, Taj Lands offers panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. Located just 200 yards from the seafront, it features award-winning traditional Indian spa treatments, an outdoor pool and 5 dining options.
    Taj Lands End is 1.7 miles from Shivaji Park and 2.4 miles from Bandra Kurla Complex. It is 6.2 miles from Juhu Beach and 7.5 miles from Mumbai International Airport. It offers easy access to the city’s business and entertainment spots.
    Featuring classic wood furnishings and fine beddings, spacious rooms at Taj Lands End offer the comfort of marble bathrooms and a flat-screen TV. They have ample workspace and a sofa.
    For leisure, Lands End Mumbai has a fully equipped health club. Alternatively, guests can enjoy massages and Ayurveda treatments at Jiva Spa. A visit to the sauna rooms and yoga sessions compliment the experience.
    Vista offers all-day dining with an international, Indian and Oriental menu while Masala Bay offers a spread of Indian specialities prepared by acclaimed chefs. Other dining options include Sichuan Food at Ming Yang and the Atrium Lounge where the guests can relish light fare.
    Bandra is a great choice for travellers interested in nightlife, business and restaurants.

    Hotel Address:

    Bandstand Fort,
    BJ Road,
    Vidyavihar Society, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050, India
    TEL: +91 22 6668 1234
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