The Board

Carol Benzie

Managing Director, Aberdeen International Airport

Born and bred in Aberdeen, Carol is a qualified accountant who has worked with the airport for 7 years.  She is currently Managing Director and in her previous role of Commercial Director she headed up the commercial functions of route development, retail, property, IT, fire training and marketing, having formerly held the positions of both Operations Director and Head of Business Performance.

Prior to joining the airport, she worked for 6 years with local charity, Inspire, as Head of Finance and Social Enterprise as they designed and built their multi-resource centre on Aberdeen’s Beach Boulevard.  Carol also spent 10 years working in the oil and gas industry, working with a variety of both operators and service companies

Carol lives in Aberdeenshire with her husband, and has two allegedly grown up children.  In her spare time she enjoys hacking up her local golf course in an attempt to lower her handicap, and walking her two dogs.