Alexander Kueper

VP Renewable Aviation Business


Alexander started his career in 1998 as a lawyer but decided to follow his passion for aviation and joined Deutsche Lufthansa AG as Manager Fuel Purchasing in 2001. He also served as Director of Lufthansa’s own fuel company, DLH Fuel Company mbH, from 2004. He later joined Shell Aviation, where he was responsible for Shell Aviation´s airport operations in Western and Central Europe and served as a director in several airport fueling joint ventures. Alexander was appointed Managing Director of AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH in 2011, which is one of the leading fuel service providers in Europe. He worked at IATA as Director Fuel from January 2020, where he was responsible for all fuel related matters, including the ramp-up of SAF.  In early 2023, he was appointed VP Europe, Middle East and Africa for Renewable Aviation at Neste, and is now leading Neste´s global Renewable Aviation business since January 2024. Alexander is a German national born in Colombia and is married with one son. He studied law in Mainz and London and holds a Master in European Law.


2024 Summit Agenda

25 September 2024 | 13:00 | Accelerating sustainable aviation fuel production and adoption

  • Exploring challenges and opportunities in SAF adoption
  • Evaluating frameworks for expanding SAF development and meeting governmental mandates
  • Fast-tracking SAF technology deployment and innovation
  • Enabling international coorperations for SAF Adoption

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