Irina Albanese

Head of Innovation MEA


With over 20 years of experience in airline and logistic industries and 15 of them with DHL across 3 continents, Irina knows what it takes to keep things moving.  She is heading a recently opened DHL Innovation Center for the Middle East and Africa Region, a purpose-built platform to engage customers, startups, and industries on the future of logistics. Irina with her team manages a portfolio of projects focused on the rapid testing and adoption of technologies such as collaborative robotics, drones, blockchain, AI, and data analytics across logistics operations.