Regional Head – Asia Pacific: Global Sustainability Policy & Partnerships
Speaker

Robert Boyd

Regional Head – Asia Pacific: Global Sustainability Policy & Partnerships

Robert leads the Asia Pacific region on Global Sustainability Policy and Partnerships for Boeing. His role includes leading on policy issues aimed at accelerating aerospace decarbonization, while developing and fostering technical, sustainability or commercial partnerships.   He also supports and informs Boeing’s ICAO work under the Committee on Aviation Environment Protection (CAEP).  Between 2022 and January 2024 he represented Boeing as Aviation Sector Champion, for the World Economic Forum, First Movers Coalition.

Prior to joining Boeing, Robert spent nearly 10 years at the International Air Transport Association, ultimately as Head, Energy Transition and Policy. He led the global trade associations work on industry decarbonization including sustainable aviation fuel.

Robert has served for more than 10 years as a member of the United Nations ICAO Fuels Task Group, and served 4 years on the Board for the Round Table on Sustainable Biomaterials. Robert’s studies include a Master’s in Economics from the University of Queensland. Prior to joining IATA Robert was the Principal Economist for Virgin Australia Airlines.