The President of ICAO’s Air Navigation Commission is reappointed


The  ICAO Council has appointed Mr Nabil Naoumi to a second one-year renewable term as President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), ICAO’s main technical review body.

Mr Naoumi was re-appointed to serve in this role by acclamation after initially being nominated for the appointment by the Government of Germany. His first mandate began on 1 January 2020 with his second term set to begin on 1 January 2021. He began serving as an ANC Commissioner at ICAO in May 2016, and was appointed its First Vice-President in January 2019.

As an Air Navigation Commissioner at ICAO, Mr Naoumi has served as Chair of the Working Group of the Whole for Air Navigation Work Programme Deliverables Productions, and Chairman of Commission Group 1: Licensing, Operations, Airworthiness, Dangerous Goods and Aviation Medicine.

Prior to his commitments at ICAO, Mr Naoumi held positions of increasing seniority in the area of technical aviation inspection at the Federal Aviation Office of Germany. He was awarded the title of Diplom Ingenieur twice in the area of aerospace engineering, by the University of Technology, Dresden, and the University of Applied Sciences, Aix-la-Chapelle. He also holds a private pilot license.

As part of his duties as the President of the ANC, Mr Naoumi led the Commission’s work on the development of Standards and Recommended Practices, as well as ICAO’s global plans.