The Heathrow-hosted British-Irish Airports EXPO is biggest UK and Irish annual procurement exhibition and airports conference, providing one of Europe’s main industry platforms for the airports community to gather, share experiences, do business, and strengthen their supply chains.

Suppliers and service providers of all sizes demo their solutions to the industry, alongside the showcasing of £30 billion+ British and Irish airport development projects. Popular exhibits include the all-weather indoor vehicle display area. 

BAG  exhibited at the Expo as well as hosted a number of Panel Sessions over the two days:


11 June 2019


             10:00 - 11.00: British Aviation Group Supply Chain Session 1: The Airport Procurement Panel

 Chair: Jason Fowler, Gardiner & Theobald and Deputy Chair BAG


o             Andy Haynes, Heathrow Airport

o             Terry Fitzmaurice, MAG

o              Keith Letten, Gatwick


             12:00 - 13:00: British Aviation Group Supply Chain Session 2: Delivering UK airport security capability

Chair: Clive Wright, Contego Aviation Security and Deputy Chair BAG Security Group


o              Rihard Bond, Arup "Threat and Risk + Compliance"  

o              Sam Evans, Ipsotek " Risk Mitigation"

o              Rebecca Carr, Return on Development Ltd "Preparedness, Incident management and business recovery"




             14:00 - 15:00: British Aviation Group Supply Chain Session 3: What are the new international airport opportunities?

Chair: Shakir Khaja, Arcadis and BAG Business Intelligence Working Group Lead

    Participants / Themes:

o             Matthew Butters, Pascall+Watson

o             Kris Walters, DIT

o            Hannah Sallabanks, BAG



12 June 2019


             10.00-11.00: British Aviation Group: Supply Chain Session 4: The New Equipment & Operations Suppliers Group (EOSG)

    Chair: Robin Gill, Cortech Developments and Deputy Chair BAG EOSG


o             Simon Branston, Inspired Surfaces “Engineered real wood veneer - An innovative wallcovering”

o             Robin Gill, Cortech Developments “A World of Interoperability,  Software Solutions for Building, High Security,  Fire & Safety Systems”

o             Dale Jones, Optex "Advances in detection techniques providing accurate positioning data”

o             Len Tyson, LTCG "Feel Safe - Be Safe"



             14.15 – 15.15: Creating and sharing opportunities for the next generation

British Aviation Group’s Next Gen Group

    Chairs: Jacqui Johnson, JCJ consulting, BAG Board Member and Deputy Chair BAG ACG and Diane Burt, Arup and BAG Board member


o  Chiara Beltrame, Gensler

o  Natalie Westwood, Atkins

o  James Sheldon, Arcadis

o Vince Ruane, Cundall

Pierangelo Di Stefano, Anderson Acoustics

o Alejandro Puebla Neira, Jacobs





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