Peter Wiener


Peter has over 25 years’ experience in the aviation and rail sectors. He is an expert in demand, revenue and operating cost forecasting, pricing and ticketing, economic regulation and competition policy.

Peter started his career at British Airways covering both commercial and operational roles. Following a few years in telecommunications, he returned to transport as a consultant, joining Steer in 2006. Peter’s experience includes airport transactions across the world (e.g. Stansted, Sao Paulo, Madagascar, Nice), reviews of airport operating costs for regulators in the UK and Ireland, external aviation and competition policy cases for the European Commission, studies for the African Development Bank and analytical support for airports including Heathrow and Berlin. In rail, Peter has supported some franchise bids for both bidders and, more recently, reviewing bid plans for the UK Department for Transport.

At Steer, Peter is a senior member of the aviation team, supporting both policy and transaction projects.

Articles and insights by this expert

11 May 2023

Decarbonising aviation: is hydrogen in it for the long haul?

It is well known that aviation, which currently makes up 2% of global CO2 emissions, is difficult to decarbonise. Solutions which can...

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05 Nov 2020

The economic value of air freight services

Air freight is of great importance to the UK economy. During the COVID pandemic, in strong contrast to the performance of passenger air services, air freight has held up relatively well, with a fall of only 32% at London Heathrow airport compared to a 65% reduction in passengers to the end of August.

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06 May 2019

The role of air freight logistics

The air freight industry plays an important role within the UK, particularly for regional economies. Many of the industries most reliant on air freight services are located in regions such as the North West, Wales and East Midlands, but the majority of air freight facilities are highly concentrated around Heathrow Airport in the South East, often causing congestion and delays to shipments.

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