A graduate of the Civil Aviation Academy in St-Petersburg, Vladimir Zubkov took up the role of TIACA Secretary General in January 2017.
He sat on the TIACA Board of Directors, serving as Chairman of its Industry Affairs Committee, from 2010 - 2016. He served as the member of the IATA Industry Affairs Committee for three years.
From 2008 - 2016, he was Vice President of Volga-Dnepr Group of Companies, managing relations with ICAO, IATA, ACI (Airports Council International), WCO (World Customs Organization), the UN, and TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association), and participating in bilateral and multilateral negotiations.
He started his career at Sheremetyevo International Airport, later working for Aeroflot as General Manager for the UK and Ireland, and Denmark and Sweden, before moving to its HQ as Deputy Commercial Director and Director of International Finance and Accounting.
He has worked for ICAO as Director of the Air Transport Bureau and Director, Planning and Global Coordination, for 22 years.