Mr. Nabil Naoumi was appointed a Member of the Air Navigation Commission (ANC) and Alternate Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in May 2016. Since then he has been serving ICAO with his expertise and experience in the field of aviation. He chairs the ANC Working Group of the Whole for AN Work Programme Deliverables Productions and was last year chairing the “Commission Group 1” which deals with airworthiness, operations, dangerous goods, licensing and aviation medicine.
Mr. Naoumi achieved the German academic degree “Diplom Ingenieur” (equivalent to a Master of Science) in aerospace engineering at the University of Technology, Dresden. He also earned an academic degree of “Diplom Ingenieur” in aircraft construction at the University of Applied Science in Aachen.
Mr. Naoumi started his career at the German Federal Aviation Office (LBA) in its Regional Office in Munich in charge of production and maintenance organizations as well as Continuing Airworthiness Management Organizations (CAMO). There he had to engage in their quality system based on national and international standards.
Over time, Mr. Naoumi worked at several departments of the LBA to gain experience in the different fields of aviation. He was moved to its Headquarters in Brunswick after finishing his term at the Regional Office in Munich.
As a Technical Aviation Inspector, Mr. Naoumi was responsible for the approval and oversight of, and consultation with, production organizations and their quality systems within the department of “Design, Production and Maintenance Organizations”. He also served as a technical expert in the department of “Training Organizations, Authorized Instructors and Examiners”.
Prior to joining ICAO, Mr. Naoumi was Team Leader for Audits conducted in accordance to national, European and international regulations and agreements. Being active in the field of civil aviation since 2002, Mr. Naoumi has gained in-depth qualifications in the science and practice of aeronautics.
In addition, Mr. Naoumi is an enthusiastic private pilot. He enjoys hands-on work on airplanes. He is especially dedicated to their research and development. Since he speaks German, English, French and Arabic, he feels very much at home in the international world of the ICAO family.