Yanik joined IATA in May 2011 where he was accountable for leading and coordinating the development of new solutions and new Industry services. He has over 25 year’s airline experience, most of which at British Airways where he began as Senior Manager Revenue Management in 1996. From 1999 to 2009, he held several positions as Area Commercial Manager, based in Stockholm, Frankfurt and Paris, covering most of Europe. In 2009 he returned to the head office in the UK and his last positon at British Airways was Head of Worldwide Catering. In July 2013 he was appointed to lead the global NDC program.