Acting Director General
Keynote speaker

Héctor E. Porcella Dumas

Acting Director General

Mr. Héctor Porcella has been the Acting Director General of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC) since early 2022 and was previously the Deputy General Director for a year and a half. He has over 25 years of experience in the commercial sector, where he functioned as President and CEO of a successful manufacturing company. His professional experience in the private sector provided him with the leadership and managerial competencies that are essential to effectively oversee and regulate civil aviation in the country.

Mr. Porcella was elected Chairman of GREPECAS, the CAR/SAM Planning and Implementation Regional Group (PIRG) of ICAO for the Caribbean and South American Regions, for the term 2020 to 2022. He is also a member of both the Civil Aviation Board and the Airport Authority of the Dominican Republic.

Under his leadership, the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC) has contributed effectively to the rapid recovery and remarkable growth of civil aviation and tourism in the Dominican Republic during the post-pandemic period. Mr. Porcella holds a Business Administration Degree from Georgia Southern University.