Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu
ICAO Council


Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu is the fifth President of the ICAO Council, currently serving his second three-year term. Among many notable accomplishments since taking office, he has been recognized most widely for his diplomatic determination and leadership in forging global consensus on the CORSIA MBM at ICAO’s 39th Assembly in 2016, and has helped to refocus ICAO on the assistance and capacity-building aspects of its mandate since taking office in 2014, under the No Country Left Behind initiative. President Aliu previously served as the Representative of Nigeria to ICAO, during which time he was the First Vice-President of the Council and chaired many of the Council’s major committees. Prior to that, he held various positions and responsibilities with Nigeria and African aviation institutions and has contributed significantly to air transport development in Africa during his 30-year career in aviation.

Related Sessions

View full schedule