Larry Coyne is the CEO of Coyne Airways and its parent Coyne Aviation. He was born in Ireland and spent much of his working life in UK. He has also worked both in Europe and USA. He studied accountancy before obtaining an MBA at the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. On graduation, he worked for the international management consultants McKinsey & Company on assignments in the UK, Holland, Sweden, Ireland and Monaco.
On leaving McKinsey, he became one of the shareholders and Finance Director of a small UK quoted conglomerate. He ran his own consultancy business for five years helping such prestigious clients as the Financial Times to set up its first remote printing operation in Frankfurt.
Larry was elected President of The International Air Cargo Association - TIACA for a term of 2 years in January 2001. He Chaired the Security Committee and was Chairman of the President`s Council (which is responsible for inducting members to the Air Cargo Hall of Fame) from 2003 to 2005. He has campaigned actively for the liberalization of cargo traffic rights and for the removal of obstacles to the growth of the air cargo industry. He is a regular presenter and attendee at the World Customs Organization, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the World Bank`s Global Facilitation Partnership.