Rekibuddin Ahmed, an environmentalist from Assam, was named the winner of ACI Asia-Pacific’s Young Executive Award 2022 on April 28.
ACI Asia-Pacific’s Young Executive Award
The Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific is a global organization of airports that advocates the interests of airports to governments and international organizations.
The Young Executive Award program, which was established in 2009, continues to promote the dissemination of new ideas and best practices from young professionals in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East airport communities.
Mr. Jean-Michel Ratron, Director General of Aéroport de Tahiti, French Polynesia, who served as Chair of the Panel of Judges for the program, said, “We are extremely proud to have awarded Mr. Rekibuddin Ahmed the Young Executive Award and an Honourable Mention to Ms. Emily Chan, recognizing their outstanding achievements.”
The theme for this year’s conference was “Adapting Airports to a Changing Climate in the Region.”
Moreover, in Mr. Ahmed’s proposal, he exhibited outstanding research, analysis, and suitable interventions, assisting the aviation industry in becoming a more sustainable and resilient source of transportation.
Ahmed will receive a monetary prize as well as a scholarship to attend the Airports Council International World Global Training Airport Operations Diploma Program.
Meanwhile, in support of its learning and development efforts, Delhi International Airport will receive an additional scholarship to any Airports Council International Global Training Leadership and Management Professional Certificate course.
Ahmed attended Dalgaon Higher Secondary School in the Darrang area before graduating from B Borooah College in Guwahati with a degree in Physics. He then went on to do his M.Sc. in Energy Systems at UPES, Dehradun, and his M. Tech in Energy and Environment at IIT, Delhi.