RICHARD W CHINN
BSc MSc CEng FIMechE MBCS
Richard has over 25 years of Airport and Terminal planning and design experience. His Airport engineering career began as the baggage Systems project lead for planning, design and implementation of a replacement baggage system at Heathrow Terminal 1 in 1992. Following this successful Airport Systems project, he developed his career with other system engineering and technology focused projects at Airports including; British Airways’ ‘World Cargo’ facility, the development of Delhi’s New Terminal 3, Mumbai ‘s New International Terminal 2, and the Queens Terminal at Heathrow. He worked for Mott MacDonald Aviation from 2007 until 2018 and was involved with airport development strategy, planning and technical advisory work at many airports including Quito International Airport, The New Istanbul Airport, JFK and many others.
He has extensive experience of Airport Terminal planning and design processes and the effective application and integration of the technologies needed to achieve business and operational objectives. With his knowledge of aviation and airports, he has both management consulting, design and project delivery experience at all stages of a project from initial stages of master planning and requirements analysis through the design, implementation and benefits realisation processes to deliver high value business and operational outcomes.
In more recent years he has gained extensive experience of providing technical advisory services for Project lenders and Owner operators covering the complete lifecycle from project structuring to Operational Readiness and Transfer (ORAT).
During his consulting career he has worked on projects for BAA plc, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, British Airways, Astana Airways, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, GMR Airports, AECON Concessions (Quito International Airport), TAV Airports, AAHK, IGA at Istanbul, PANYNJ for JFK, YVR, Brisbane Airport Company, Manhal Habbobi Consultants, Steer Group.