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30 November - 2 December 2021
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Michael Martin
Senior Vice President (Consultancy) at daa International


Michael Martin is Senior Vice President (Consultancy) at daa International.

He is responsible for working in the airport owner/investor market identifying and developing airport operations management contracts, airport investment opportunities and advisory services. Michael was a founding member and driver behind the business planning and development of daa International and he was a lead designer on the daa Terminal 2 delivery team at Dublin airport as well as lead architect for the new terminal and regeneration of Cork Airport.

With over 20 years’ experience in airport development and operations, Michael has, in recent years, been exploring and workshopping the concept of ‘Virtual Terminal’ making use of technologies to simplify and merge the elements of the passenger journey into a more seamless and ‘user friendly’ experience for passengers and, indeed, a more cost effective, flexible alternative for airports and airlines.

Prior to this Michael was an Associate Director with RKD Architects, one of Ireland’s premier architectural practices. Michael managed the architectural department of Jacobs Engineering in Ireland, building a team of 55 specialist practitioners. Clients included Wyeth, Intel, Dell, Microsoft and Pfizer.

In addition to SVP (Consultancy) at daa International, Michael is a Chartered Professional Architect and a qualified Project Manager with over 30 years international experience

Agenda Sessions

  • Re-imagining airport design