Mathieu Blondel is the Global Head of Arthur D. Little Aviation Competence Center. Mathieu has been supporting since more than 15 years leading players across the aviation industry (airlines, airports, 3rd party service providers…). About airports, Mathieu is supporting major operators and investors with experience on platforms ranging from 5Mpax to >60Mpax and brings a global perspective with projects in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Mathieu has been involved in numerous major transaction projects (deal value >1 Bn€), assessing and optimizing value creation opportunities for sellers and buyers. He also conducted numerous projects for airport clients, in order to (a) redesign their pricing policy to foster traffic growth, (b) boost their non-aeronautical revenues (car parks, retail / duty-free, F&B, real estate) and finally (c) to better use the installed asset base by optimizing operations, OPEX ad CAPEX. Mathieu graduated from HEC Paris.