Pieter is an expert in Airport City / Aerotropolis development and in generating non aviation revenues. Pieter is the Chief Development Officer of IKIA Airport City (Tehran) and runs AIREA, an Airport City development and consultancy firm. Before he worked for Schiphol Real Estate, a 100% subsidiary of the Schiphol Group. At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol he was responsible for the development (and masterplanning) of the landside part of the airport and Airportcity, which includes the central area (Schiphol CBD) and the commercial Real Estate in the area(s). Furthermore he has experience in Real Estate and Area development, Airport Real Estate, non aviation revenues, strategic and conceptual development, new business development, economic development, investment analysis, feasibility analysis, urban economics, financial management, general management, public speaking, commerce, SMART technologies, innovation, project directing (several large scale projects), (airport) masterplanning and program management. Some related projects at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol have been the area development of Schiphol CBD, the area development of Schiphol Oost Aerospace Exchange (the MRO area of Schiphol), the development of the new General Aviation Terminal, a high speed public transportation station (with historic W.W.II canopy) and several airport related offices and hotels. In the past he was a.o. CEO of a construction / development company, commercial director, financial advisor on several infrastructural projects and project manager of several construction projects. Pieter has been a guest lecturer for a.o. ACI, SMART AIRPORTS and UBM-Kasarda on courses about non-Aviation revenues and speaks regularly on conferences about Airport City and Aerotropolis development and (regional) economic development. Pieter completed a Master of Science in Business and Urban Economics, a Postdoc in Financial Management and a Master in Real Estate with honors (cum laude).