Paul Cresswell

Paul Cresswell

Paul has worked in the airports sector for over 25 years, both on the airport operator side and as a consultant. He previously worked for BAA as head of forecasting and market analysis and joined Steer in 2012.

At Steer, Paul leads our aviation team and has a particular focus on airport transaction advisory along with providing support to airports on strategic issues in fields including air traffic forecasting, economic regulation and assessment of commercial revenue opportunities. He has led all our major airport transaction advisory projects since joining the company, supporting investors and lenders at a wide range of airports in Europe, Asia, North & South America and Africa.

Articles and insights by this expert

20 Sep 2018

Travel retail’s technology challenge

The travel retail sector – sales from customers at airports, border crossings and diplomatic shops, and on aircraft, ferries and cruise ships – has quadrupled in size over the last 30 years to a $64 billion global business. 

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02 Apr 2014

Air passenger growth rates

As one of the main drivers in forecasting models, the relationship between GDP growth and air passengers naturally attracts much attention.  It is generally accepted that air passenger traffic grows at approximately twice the rate of national GDP, but how valid is this assumption? We analysed some publicly available datasets to investigate further.

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