Chief Executive Officer: Dick Benschop

Dick Benschop - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Schiphol

'Schiphol is a special place and wonderful company; one of the most dynamic organisations in the Netherlands. Aviation is synonymous with many challenges and opportunities. How can we continue to develop sustainably? How can we find a new balance between nuisance and the economic importance based on trust? Each and every one big issues, which I will be happy to address on behalf of the Netherlands, passengers, airlines and local residents.’

Dick Benschop

(b. 1957, Dutch nationality)

President & CEO
Since 1 May 2018

First term expires on 30 April 2022

  • Chair of the Board of Oranjefonds Foundation
  • Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Brisbane Airport Corporation PTY Ltd1
  • Non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Groupe ADP1
  • Co-Chair of the Schiphol Security and Public Safety Platform
  • Member Daily and General Board VNO-NCW
  • Member Supervisory Board Stichting Bevordering kwaliteit leefomgeving Schipholregio
  • Member Amsterdam Economic Board


  • Corporate Affairs
  • Corporate Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Regional airports