TFWA Asia Pacific Hainan Edition
Stefano BaronciDirector General

Airports CounciI International Asia-Pacific

Stefano Baronci is the Director General of Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific, an association representing the interests of airports in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Appointed in December 2019 and based in Hong Kong SAR, Stefano is responsible for driving and executing the strategic plan of the association and overseeing a team of 16 professionals at the regional office.

Stefano has over 20 years of analytic and representational experience at national and international levels in the aviation sector, representing both airport and airline industries. He is very familiar with the ACI community, having previously served as the Director of Economics at ACI World in Montreal and Senior Policy Manager at ACI Europe in Brussels. He also served as Secretary General of Assaeroporti, the Italian airport operators association, and Assistant Director and ATM Infrastructure Expert at the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Stefano is a native of Italy, and graduated with a law degree from La Sapienza University in Rome. He also holds an Executive MBA from Warwick University in the UK. He is married with two children.