16. Paul Griffiths

Designation: CEO
Company: Dubai Airports
Country: U.A.E.
Nationality: British
Sector: Aviation

Griffiths is responsible for the operation and development of Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central. He joined Dubai Airports as its first CEO in October 2007. DXB traffic surpassed 2019 levels during the first half of 2023, with 41.6 million passengers, cargo volumes of 853,500 tonnes, and 201,800 flights. The airport is expected to receive 85 million travelers by the end of 2023. Before moving to Dubai, Griffiths was managing director of London’s Gatwick Airport.