Stephen D. Van Beek

Steve Van Beek

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience as an industry-leading specialist in aviation policy and business planning.  He provides these services to airport authorities, commercial businesses, trade associations, and all levels of government. 

Stephen is leading consulting engagements on airport privatization and public-private partnerships (PPPs); assisting airport management with strategic, performance and succession planning; helping airports increase commercial revenues by improving parking strategy and yield management, and analysing public policy developments for airport boards and management.

At Steer, Stephen supports our global offer in aviation, including areas such as PPPs, policy and regulation and air traffic management.

Articles and insights by this expert

08 Nov 2023

Airport Net Zero: Helping our aviation clients reduce emissions and increase business

Our newest joint initiative is, a tool which will aid airports in their missions to meet their Net Zero goals and reduce their environmental impacts.

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02 Oct 2023

C&S and Steer partner to launch website

C&S Companies and Steer Group today announced the launch of, a first-of-its-kind partnership to enable rapid greenhouse gas emission reductions at airports. Both the U.S. Department of Transportation and Airports Council International have set goals to achieve net-zero emissions from the U.S. aviation sector by 2050.

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22 Sep 2022

The "tripwire" summer is over, it is time to tone down the rhetoric and find solutions

A rough summer for aviation operations and customer service has come to a close. If you listen to leaders in aviation, you will hear a cacophony of reasons for the industry's failures, including: 

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14 Jun 2022

Finance approved for John F. Kennedy International Airport's (JFK) New Terminal One (NTO)

Steer is proud to have supported the development team for what will be JFK's largest international terminal, and congratulates the entire project team on a successful financial close.

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27 Jan 2022

The post-recovery aviation industry and its implications for airport management and policy

Steve Van Beek, Steer’s Head of North American Aviation, recently spoke to AAAE’s Board of Directors and Policy Review Committee at the 35th Annual Aviation Issues Conference held in Kauai, Hawaii...  

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