DY offers a diverse group of professionals with a wide range of expertise. These individuals are recognized by their peers in the industry for their knowledge of aviation regulations and policies and are often called upon for their opinions on subject matters that are relevant to airport operators. The staff has a reputation of being smart, hard working, innovative and dedicated to their craft. We are proud of our ability to provide the level of service we do, which is a result of the quality of staff we have.
Dennis Yap, P. E. PRESIDENT/PRINCIPAL
Dennis remains “hands on” with all technical and administrative aspects of the business. He continues to stay involved with each and every client, ensuring they receive the quality of work that they have been accustomed to. Dennis has over thirty-three (33) years of experience in the planning and engineering of airport projects, while applying his strong understanding of aviation standards and regulations. As the owner of the company, he guarantees satisfaction of all deliverables produced by DY Consultants.
Lyor Dahan, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Lyor is in charge of the international development and growth of the company in Europe and Middle-East while overseeing all planning-related deliverables on US projects. His expertise and innovative approach in airside, airfield planning, operational and performance analysis, and terminal planning allowed him to provide a broad range of services to airport sponsors and regulatory agencies on notable terminal, airside and airspace studies at major hub airports.
Gabe Rothauser, DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Gabe is an innovative, experienced Facilities and Construction Executive with significant expertise in Project Management. He has a keen knowledge of construction and design issues, with an ability to coordinate between end-users, architects, engineers and contractors. Gabe is capable of maximizing available resources for large and small projects while keeping track of important details.
Denis Verdier, MANAGER OF PLANNING
Denis is a Senior Airport Planner and Project Manager with a dual master’s degree in Airport Management and Development and Air Transport Engineering. He has acquired valuable skills in planning and design through his involvement in numerous airport improvement projects in the U.S, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Denis has particularly been engaged in terminal planning and redevelopment efforts at large-hub airports where he takes pride in developing innovative modeling and analytical tools tailored to each airport’s needs. He is currently leading the technical efforts involved in planning at DY Consultants.
Ercan Durak, MANAGER OF DESIGN
Ercan is an accomplished Electrical and Electronics Engineer with technical experience in the design, development, installation and commissioning in Airfield Ground Lighting Systems, Instrument Landing Systems, Service Pits, Apron Lighting, 400Hz Ground Power Units, Pre-Conditioned Air Units, Voice Communication and Control Systems for Air Traffic Control Tower, Meteorological AWOS equipment, Baggage Handling and Security Screening Systems. Ercan is supported by a staff of seasoned airport civil and electrical engineers and oversees the day to day production of design documents.