ILASA 2022

Nicolas Sykes, General Counsel, AEROLÍNEAS ARGENTINAS (Argentina)

Mr. Nicolas Sykes- General Counsel, who re-joined Aerolíneas Argentinas in 2020, has wide experience in state-owned companies and regulated industries. Former General Counsel between 2012 and 2017, with deep knowledge of the aviation industry, he is back in charge of the legal team and, as Corporate Secretary, he reports to the Board and defines the company’s legal strategy. He is also responsible for the relationship with different regulatory agencies and government offices. During 2017-2019, Mr. Nicolas Sykes was a Legal advisor of the Board of Directors of Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos S.A. (“AYSA”). He led the team that achieved the successful issuance of the first Bond (Reg S only) offering in very convenient conditions. He joined Aerolíneas Argentinas Group in 2009 and was appointed General Counsel in 2012, providing legal advice to the Board of Directors and, as maximum legal authority of the company, he led the general corporate, civil, commercial, administrative and regulatory law issues involving the company. Prior to entering the corporate world, he worked at one of the top law firms of Buenos Aires, M&M Bomchil abogados, as an associate in the Regulatory and Administrative Law and Arbitration Department.