Youcef joined IBA in 2015 as an Aviation Analyst within the Commercial Aviation Intelligence (CAI) 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 Analyst.
Youcef is responsible for IBA’s business jet and commercial aircraft appraisals as well as those for niche assets. His specialties 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 including Air Finance Journal.
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.
Prior to working at IBA, Youcef worked as a Flight Data Analysis Engineer at Muirhead Avionics (Ametek MRO) where he analysed Flight Data Recorders.