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GAD World
11th - 13th December
Marriott Hotel City WestMunich, Germany

Stewart Steeves
Chief Operating Officer at Vantage Airport Group


Stewart Steeves is Chief Operating Officer at Vantage Airport Group, a global airport investment, development, and management company. Since joining Vantage in 2003, Mr. Steeves has held leadership roles across the company’s global network of airports, including most recently as Chief Executive Officer of LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private company responsible for the redevelopment and management of the new Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport. He also sits on the Board of Directors of JFK Millennium Partners, the Vantage-led company that is developing a new $4.2 billion international Terminal 6 at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Mr. Steeves served as the Bid Director for LGP, leading the consortium through a multi-year competitive design development and bid submission process with the Port Authority. At the same time, he was Chief Financial Officer and Head of Asset Management for Vantage Airport Group, where he oversaw the performance of an international network of airports on three continents.

Prior to these roles, Mr. Steeves was Chief Executive Officer of the Nassau Airport Development Company in The Bahamas, where he led more than 150 employees through a $500 million airport redevelopment project. While serving as Vantage's Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Steeves also led the financial restructuring and strategic repositioning of Tradeport International Corporation, a private operator of Hamilton International Airport, a low-cost secondary and cargo airport near Toronto.

Before joining Vantage, Mr. Steeves’ experience included roles in corporate finance at Vancouver Airport Authority, project finance at HSBC in Vancouver, and construction project management for Turner Construction in Chicago. Mr. Steeves holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Professional Engineer, a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a licenced pilot.