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Hany Bakr

Senior VP Security, Aviation & Maritime



Hany Bakr joined MedAire, an International SOS company, in 2019 as Senior VP of Aviation Security and Maritime for EMEA. Having spent over 20 years in the aviation industry, Hany Bakr has held executive leadership positions in airline operations, quality and security, and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). As MedAire's Senior VP of Security Aviation and Maritime, Hany will advise clients in managing and mitigating their people, assets, and operational risks. Additionally, Hany will support the development of aviation security products to maintain MedAire's industry leadership position. From strategic oversight to a forward-looking innovation framework, Bakr keeps MedAire International's aviation and maritime security risk management initiatives on the cutting edge.

Previously, Bakr served as VP of Group Security, overseeing Qatar's 50,000 employees and operations in more than 100 countries, assuring the safety of these operations with strategic and operational oversight and national and international regulations.

Hany was most recently part of the ICAO Middle East team as Regional Officer of Aviation Security and Facilitation. Additionally, Hany was Chairman of the oneworld Alliance Security Group, Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), Security Intelligence Task Force, and Qatar Airways Security Risks, Threats and Security Action Groups. Furthermore, he served as a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Security Executive Group, representing 290 airlines, ensuring capacity building, information sharing, and global lobbying with local and international authorities in the members' best interest.