René Droese - Chief Property and Cargo Officer | Budapest Airport Zrt
René Droese joined Budapest Airport Zrt in June 2007. He is responsible for managing the airport’s existing property portfolio and the airport development including new real estate projects. So far he developed several properties including the new Cargo City project, the Airport Business Park, the Integrator project for Express companies and a new Terminal Hotel. In addition he is in charge for managing the airport’s cargo business development, sales and marketing with the mission to optimize the air cargo environment of the airport for the cargo partners and to develop the regional cargo hub rule of BUD by utilizing the large cargo potential in the Central Eastern European region.
Before, he worked as a Senior Manager for the majority shareholder of Budapest Airport (AviAlliance GmbH, Germany) Commercial and Property development department for ten years, being responsible for numerous due diligences, market analyses, development strategies and forecasts in the field of commercial and property activities. He advised the airports of AviAlliance and external airports about the development of projects in the non-aeronautical area.
René Droese has gained a Master of Real Estate from the European Business School, Berlin / Germany.