Clients tell us they value our independence and ability to help them turn complex challenges into tangible solutions. Our passionate team of 300 consultants, engineers and experts, based globally, help shape aviation policy, design and build major aviation infrastructure and operate 17 airports. Our leadership are experts in their field, meet some of the senior team below. 

Our Leadership

Cedric Barbier

Executive Director

Executive Director

Cedric Barbier

Executive Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Egis Group, Cédric Barbier has been responsible for the development and management of Egis’ aviation business since 2011. He led the expansion of the business through organic growth and targeted acquisitions of high performing and strategically aligned companies such as Helios in the UK and Projacs in the Middle East.

Under his leadership Egis now boasts one of the largest dedicated aviation teams in the industry, providing consultancy, design and engineering solutions to aviation stakeholders and operating a network of 17 airports globally.

Cédric also serves as Board Director of AERIA (Abidjan Airport) and AERCO (Aéroports du Congo). He also lectures on aviation topics at universities across the world.

Alan Corner

Director, Strategy & Growth

Director, Strategy & Growth

Alan Corner

Alan Corner is director for aviation strategy and growth in Egis. He is responsible for ensuring the long-term and sustainable development of the aviation domain, including driving the aviation innovation programme and overseeing all commercial activities. Alan joined Egis in 2013 following a successful career in the Royal Air Force where he held a number of roles in strategy and capability development. He has worked globally, delivering consultancy projects for governments, regulators and aviation service providers, including a number of long-term missions in Europe and Asia and five years based in the Middle East.

Claire Davies

CEO, Egis Aviation UK

CEO, Egis Aviation UK

Claire Davies

Claire Davies is CEO of our UK office and part of the governance and management team for Egis’ aviation business. Alongside her executive responsibilities, Claire is an experienced aviation consultant. She combines applied knowledge in the areas of business strategy, governance, and procurement with a rich understanding of the future scope, regulatory and policy aspects of aviation to help deliver positive change for her clients.

Claire has supported clients with developing business strategies and policies, producing investment cases, undertaking procurement activities and market studies. She is also experienced in applying future techniques such as scenario planning to address long-term business uncertainties. Claire leads our work to support the European Commission in the implementation of the Single European Sky. Her clients have also included ANSPs across Europe as well as COOPANS, EUROCONTROL and SESAR.

Frédéric Mor

CEO, Egis Airport Operation

CEO, Egis Airport Operation

Frédéric Mor

Frédéric Mor is CEO of Egis Airport Operation and sits on the boards of many of the 17 airport concessions in the Egis network. Frédéric is also CEO of SEGAP, the operating company managing and developing airport concessions on the African continent and on the management team of our aviation business.

He began his career as an engineer and site manager for major construction companies, joining Egis in 2001, as an airport project manager. He subsequently became operational director for our airport consulting and engineering activities. Heavily involved in the development of Egis airport concessions, he was CEO of ADT (Tahiti Airport) for five years from 2010.

Frédéric Nicolon

Deputy CEO, Egis Avia

Deputy CEO, Egis Avia

Frédéric Nicolon

With Egis for more than 20 years, Frederic Nicolon has been the Deputy CEO of Egis Avia since 2012. He supervises major aviation consultancy and engineering projects delivered by our experts worldwide. In recent years, Frederic has been heavily involved in the growth of Egis’ airport project management activities in the Middle East and Africa. In 2017 he became a board member of AERIA (Abidjan airport operation company) and has been regularly involved in the development of airport Public Private Partnership (PPP) opportunities for Egis. Prior to joining the aviation business, he successfully managed major motorway PPP projects for Egis in Asia and Europe.

Adam Parkinson

Director, Consultancy

Director, Consultancy

Adam Parkinson

Adam Parkinson is director responsible for overseeing the delivery of our consultancy services. He has wide-ranging experience in aviation consultancy having supported ANSPs, airports, regulators, European Institutions and industry in a career spanning over 20 years. Adam takes a system engineering and a strategic risk-based approach to developing and implementing new technologies and operational concepts in regulated environments, alongside addressing the business case and organisational change. He brings specific technical knowledge in areas such as improved contingency responses to support business continuity, surveillance and communications systems, the aviation impacts of wind farms, technical modelling, safety management systems, requirements development, systems procurement, due diligence and expert witness support.

Julien Pratx

Director, Design & Project Management

Director, Design & Project Management

Julien Pratx

Julien Pratx is director responsible for overseeing the delivery of all our design, engineering and project management services. He has 30 years’ experience in aviation and heads up major ATM system change projects for ANSPs and airport infrastructure projects, such as Toulouse airport runway refurbishment or Sihanouk terminal extension in Cambodia.
For ten years, he has been key account director, overseeing the technical ATM consultancy and engineering services Egis provides to a major European ANSP. He has deep understanding of the customer’s needs, and makes sure they are met through bespoke and sustainable solutions.
Julien previously worked for over ten years as engineer and project manager on ATM and ATC systems at Thales. He joined Egis in 2003 where he first worked as a system architect and contributed for example to transitioning to the new approach control centre at Charles de Gaulle airport.