Philippe Bonnefoy Founder & Principal BlueSky


Dr. Bonnefoy is Founder and Principal at BlueSky. He focuses on analytics and strategy consulting in Aviation, Energy, and Environment. He is co-leading a number of groups within the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) Working Group on CORSIA (WG4) and the Long-Term Aspirational Goal Task Force (LTAG-TG) and contributing to several ICAO CAEP groups. He is the former co-rapporteur of the ICAO CAEP Modeling and Database Group (MDG). 

Dr. Bonnefoy has over 18 years of experience in data and decision analytics in the air transportation industry. He started and led the Data and Decision Science group at Booz Allen Hamilton in Aviation, Energy, and Environment. He was also a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he conducted research in several areas related to; air transportation, energy, and the environment. At MIT, he lectured on flight vehicle engineering, airport development and operations, and the mitigation of environmental impacts of aviation. He also worked and consulted for aviation operators and startups as well as private equity firms. 

Dr. Bonnefoy holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Systems and a Master of Science in Aeronautics & Astronautics both from MIT and a bachelor in Aerospace Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal in Canada. Dr. Bonnefoy received an award as part of a group Superior Honor Award by the U.S. State Department in 2016 and the 2010 Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award by the Federal Aviation Administration. He also holds a private pilot license with instrument and seaplane ratings.