Jean Michel Vernhes

Jean Michel Vernhes

Board Member (Independent)

Jean-Michel Vernhes graduated from the French Academy of Civil Aviation (ENAC) in 1974 with a Civil Aviation Enterprise and Research Engineering (IEEAC) degree and with a Civil Aviation Engineering degree in 1982. Jean-Michel Vernhes was appointed Aviation Concession Directorate at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in January 1999. Prior to this, he had a long career at General Directorate of Civil Aviation. He served as assistant Navigation Director, Paris Human Resources Officer starting from 1993 until 1998. He was appointed General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Toulouse in June 2002. At the same time, he continued to work as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Toulouse Blagnac Airport Company, which was established on 23 March 2007. In September 2009, Jean-Michel Vernhes left his position in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Toulouse, to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. Jean-Michel Vernhes carried out the French Airports Association Presidency (ALFA-ACI) from October 2008 until October 2011, in parallel with his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Toulouse Blagnac Airport Company. He was elected President of the Union des Aeroports Francais starting from May 2011 to May 2017. He was elected member of the board of ACI-Europe in June 2017. He retired from Toulouse Blagnac airport company in September 2018.
 
He is President of the Supervisory Board of Strasbourg Airport and member of the Supervisory Board of Fort de France Airport. 
 
He is President of the Supervisory Board of Strasbourg Airport and member of the Supervisory Board of Fort de France Airport.