About ICF
Alastair Blanshard
Senior Manager, Sustainable Aviation Lead

Alastair leads the sustainable aviation team at ICF, supporting companies and governments across the global industry to reduce the environmental impact from aviation.

Alastair works with airlines, airports, investors and start-ups across the globe to improve the sustainability of the aviation industry. This includes development and implementation of decarbonization strategies, working with airlines to understand, identify and contract for sustainable fuels, and supporting organizations across the aviation value chain to measure, mitigate and report on ESG factors. In recent projects, Alastair has worked with several airlines in the US and Europe to accelerate their use of SAF, supported ACI world to establish a net zero carbon target for their ~2,000 airport membership by 2050, and delivered sustainable aviation policy analyses for the UK government and the EU’s DG CLIMA.

Through project work and completion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, he has a thorough understanding of the financial implications of sustainability initiatives, supported with technical expertise as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering (MEng).

Insights

Report
Fueling net-zero: How the aviation industry can deploy sufficient, sustainable aviation fuel to meet climate ambitions
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Paper
Hydrogen's essential role in the decarbonization of aviation
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Article
How sustainability will change the future of aviation
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Article
The opportunity for green finance in the aviation sector
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Webinar
Sustainable Aviation Fuels: An introductory guide for the Americas and European region
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