Youcef joined IBA in 2015 as an Aviation Analyst within the Valuations department. In this role, he was responsible for aircraft appraisals, market studies, consultancy, research and publications. In January 2018, he was promoted to the position of Senior Aviation Analyst.
Youcef is responsible for IBA’s business jet and commercial aircraft appraisals as well as those for niche assets. His specialities include modelling, damage value diminution and intangible asset valuations such as airport landing and departure slots. Youcef also acts as writer for various industry publications.
Youcef graduated from Kingston University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Aircraft Engineering. In conjunction with his degree, Youcef completed an exclusive EASA B1 Aircraft Engineering License course at KLM UK Engineering Technical College (EASA Part 147 Approved) at Norwich Airport making him a part-qualified EASA Part 66 B1 Licensed Aircraft Engineer. Most recently, Youcef completed an Aviation Auditor Training course in Germany.
Youcef is an International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Certified Appraiser.
Prior to working at IBA, Youcef worked as a Flight Data Analysis Engineer at Muirhead Avionics (Ametek MRO) where he analysed Flight Data Recorders.