The experienced aviation manager studied business administration and economics in Bayreuth, Witten-Herdecke, and San Diego. He started his career in aviation in 1998 at HOCHTIEF AirPort GmbH, where he took on various responsibilities at the airport holdings in Düsseldorf and Athens. In the Greek capital, he was involved in commissioning and opening the new airport. From 2008 until his move to Munich, Lammers managed Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport as CEO.
Lammers got involved in national and international industry associations at an early stage, and for two years starting in June 2019 he served as president of Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, the European umbrella association for international commercial airports. Since June 2022 Jost Lammers has been the president of the German Aviation Association (BDL).
Jost Lammers was born in Oldenburg in 1967.