Vice President Commercial
Steven Verhasselt is the VP Commercial of Liege Airport in Belgium. With his team, Steven is responsible for the commercial development of the 4 pillars of the Airport, Cargo in the first place, but also Consulting, Real Estate and Passenger.
Steven graduated in Brussels, from Ehsal Business School with a Master Degree in Business Administration. He started working for the Regional Development Agency, focused on assisting startup companies with business plans, seed and venture capital.
One of the projects he was assigned to lead him into aviation. Mr. Verhasselt entered the aviation world with the start up a of Belgium Cargo Airlines. The project led him to the Middle East and Asia, in search of business partners. Mr. Verhasselt was hired by one of them, and moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as investment analyst for projects in airports, airlines and logistics. In 2003, when working on a project in Hong Kong, Mr. Verhasselt decided to stay there and start his own company, consulting airports, airlines and aviation related companies willing to develop business in Asia.
Today, Mr. Verhasselt works for Liege Airport (www.theflexport.com), Belgium’s leading cargo airport. Liege Airport appointed Mr. Verhasselt as business development manager Asia first. Meanwhile Mr Verhasselt is responsible for the global business development for Liege Airport, for both cargo and passengers.
Mr. Verhasselt is married to Jessie Ng, and spends his weekends on football and golf with friends both in Hong Kong and abroad. His holidays, he spends on skiing and scuba diving, as well as spending time with wife, family and friends.