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

Steer and C&S Companies have been working together since 2019 on a variety of client solutions, including the development of airports....

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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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25 Sep 2023

Airport level setting and leadership in challenging times

This past summer was rough for many airline passengers. Across North America, airline cancellations and delays were at historically high...

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22 Feb 2023

It's time to finally fix the broken Airport and Airway Trust Fund

With the authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its programs expiring on September 30, 2023, this year promises...

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25 Jan 2023

American and Southwest Airlines pay substantially more than Spirit Airlines for identical FAA services

On January 24, we shared a recent study that documented the effects of airline ticketing practices on the fees paid to the FAA for air...

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