Andrew Rowsell

Director - Head of Airport Consulting
  • 25 years aviation experience.
  • 14 completed airport transactions globally.
  • Expert in airport and airline business planning.

Role at AviaSolutions

  • Partner – leading the airport consulting team, including traffic forecasting, commercial and operations, infrastructure and capital investment planning.
  • Other areas of focus – transactions and re-financing projects, Air Service Development, developing business plans, financial modelling, airport retail (duty free and F&B), car parking.

Previous Experience

BAA (now Heathrow Airport Holdings) – 10 years

  • Head of Commercial Strategy – regulatory responsibility for non-aeronautical and commercial activity across seven UK airports and annual income of £600m.
  • Introduced yield management to airport car parking, online promotion and pre-booking.
  • Management of major retail contract tenders, developing and implementing new commercial strategies plus a number of acquisition and disposal projects.
  • Executive level interface between World Duty Free and BAA airports.

Coca Cola & Schweppes: Financial controller, manufacturing.


  • BA (Hons) Business Studies – Bournemouth University (UK)
  • Associate Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA)


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