Mike Brown has over 30 years’ experience in airport strategy, planning and economics. In 2015 Mike moved to a new role at Toronto Pearson Airport where he is involved in variety of projects including forecasting, business intelligence, hub development and the evolution of Toronto Pearson’s economic impact assessment portfolio to include sectoral and spatial impacts and impacts on commercial property values. He has also mined ‘big data’ on households spending on airline tickets to improve airports’ insight into their local markets. Mike has published papers on these subjects and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He holds a BA degree from the University of Oxford, a MA and Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and an executive certificate in strategy from MIT.