L&B Promotes Erik Kriel to Officer & Vice President

January 2018

Landrum & Brown (L&B), a global aviation planning and development consultancy, announces the promotion of Erik Kriel to Officer and Vice President as well as Head of the Australia and South East Asia (ASEA) Subdivision, effective immediately.

Erik Kriel, Vice President

Kriel will report to Gary Gibb, President Asia Pacific, and will assume overall responsibility for the delivery of consulting services to clients in Australia, South East Asia, Africa and India.

Kriel has over 20 years’ experience in strategic airport projects including terminal design, airport master planning and airline consultation. Prior to joining L&B in 2015, he headed Airport Planning for the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), where he was extensively involved with various master plan projects at ACSA’s 10 local airports as well as its overseas operated airports.

Kriel has worked at some of the largest hub airports in the world, including Dubai and Hong Kong. Recently, he was aviation lead consultant on the Melbourne Airport Master Plan. Currently, he spearheads the planning efforts for the new airport in Western Sydney, Australia.

“Since joining L&B from Airports Company of South Africa in early 2015, Erik has been an outstanding contributor to the growth and development of our Melbourne Office. His proven organizational skills and systematic approach to consulting has been an instrumental factor in the success of an office that has more than doubled in number over the past three years,” says Gibb.

About L&B:

L&B is a privately owned global consultancy dedicated solely to the needs of the commercial aviation community. The firm’s mission is to provide clients with an unmatched level of service and advice across the full range of aviation planning and development disciplines. With a long and proven history, L&B’s combination of experience, collaboration, and innovation is helping to shape the future of aviation.


Erik Kriel
Vice President
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