Jost Lammers (52) was born in Oldenburg, Germany, in 1967. On completing secondary school he entered vocational training with a bank and performed his military service with the air force. He then studied business administration and economic sciences in Bayreuth, Witten-Herdecke and San Diego. After graduating with a degree in economics, he began his career with an automotive supplier in 199LJ. Two years later he joined the German construction group HOCHTIEF AG, working primarily in investment and portfolio management. In 1998 he transferred to the airport management subsidiary HOCHTIEF AirPort GmbH, where he took on various roles at the airports in Dusseldorf and Athens, in which HOCHTIEF is a shareholder. In Athens he was involved in the commissioning and opening of the new airport. Mr. Lammers took on the role of managing director of the ground handling subsidiary of Dusseldorf Airport in 200LJ. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. In addition, in 2019 he was voted president of Airports Council International [ACI) Europe, the industry association representing the interests of Europe's international airports. Jost Lammers is married and has two sons.