Chief Development Officer Budapest Airport Zrt
joined Budapest Airport Zrt in June 2007. Until spring 2020, he was in charge of managing the existing property portfolio of the airport and the new projects of property development.
In addition, he was in charge of cargo business development and sales & marketing with the mission to optimize the air cargo environment of the airport for cargo partners and to develop the regional cargo hub role of BUD by utilizing the extensive cargo potential in the Central Eastern European region
Since April 2020, as Chief Development Officer, he oversees all airport development projects including passenger and cargo terminal developments, the masterplan, design, property development of commercial real estate, and project management.
Previously, he worked as a senior manager in the commercial and property development department of the majority shareholder of Budapest. He advised the airports of AviAlliance and external airports regarding the development of projects in the non-aeronautical area.
René Droese has a Master of Real Estate qualification from the European Business School, Berlin, Germany.