Patrick is a French National who spend most of his professional career in Germany, the UK and the Middle East. He has over 30 years of Experience. He Started his Carreer with Air France at Frankfurt Airport where he spent nearly 10 years. In 1996 he joined Frankfurt Hahn airport as the EVP Operation and developped the airport into a cargo hub and was driving the implementation of the first German Base for Ryanair. In 2004 he joined Heathrow airport before moving to Saudi Arabia where he was part of the FRAPORT team for the management of Jeddah Airport. In 2010 he was asked to take on the role of COO for Doha International Airport and he was the driver behind the succesful opening of Hamad International Airport in 2014. At the end of 2014, Patrick joined to Dubai airports and subsequently specialised in Airport openings between 2015 and 2018. Some of his assignments were Cairo Airport Terminal 2, Jeddah King Abelaziz International Airport - new terminal infrastructure and Kuwait terminal 4. In 2018 he joined the team of Berlin airport as their COO with the mandate to drive the succesful opening of BER which materialized on Oktober 31st 2020.