CEO, Geneva Airport
André Schneider, after having been a professional musician in major classical orchestras, developed his first experiences when IBM decided to go into services and asked him to create an IT consulting practice in Genève; he then joined the World Economic Forum and was instrumental during his 12 years in creating the world’s leading global multi-stakeholder platform and finally globalizing this concept by expanding it around the world. With his advisory, André has been quickly developing projects and thought leadership in many important issues around sustainable development. After this, André has joined EPFL, as Vice-President for Resources and Infrastructures, for three years. On September 1, 2016, André has joined Genève Aéroport as its new CEO. André is also the chairman of the innovation board of the Aviation Research Center Switzerland; chairman of World Climate Foundation,; and vice-Chairman of Global Infrastructure Basel; and member of the board of ACI Europe.