Alexander Küper

Vice President EMEA, Renewable Aviation, Neste

Alexander Küper

Alexander Küper started his career in 1998 as a lawyer, but decided to follow his passion for aviation and joined Deutsche Lufthansa AG as Manager Fuel Purchasing in 2001. He also served as Director of Lufthansa’s own fuel company, DLH Fuel Company mbH, from 2004.

He later joined Shell Aviation, where he was responsible for Shell Aviation´s airport operations in Western and Central Europe and served as a director in several airport fueling joint ventures.

Küper was appointed Managing Director of AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH in 2011, one of the leading fuel service providers in Europe,

He worked at IATA as Director Fuel from January 2020, where he was responsible for all fuel related matters, including the ramp-up of SAF.

In early 2023, he was appointed VP EMEA, Renewable Aviation at Neste.

Küper is a German national, born in Colombia and is married with one son. He studied law in Mainz and London and holds a master’s in European Law.


Sustainable Aviation Fuel: The Essentials
Tuesday, 23 May 2023
14:00 – 15:00