Robert joined London City Airport as the new Chief Executive Officer on 30 October 2017. Formerly, Robert was the Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport which he joined in October 2008. Robert has worked with his senior management team to lead the business through the recent recession in the UK, achieving incremental passenger growth, delivering improved airport facilities and services and securing a planning application to significantly expand the airport.
Prior to his role at Bristol Airport, Robert was Chief Financial Officer at Auckland Airport with responsibility for the finance, strategy, corporate affairs and IT divisions. Robert commenced his professional career with leading law firms in New Zealand and the US, before moving into investment banking (advising clients in the airport, airline and transport sectors).
Robert is a qualified lawyer and chartered accountant. Robert was previously Vice-Chairman of the AOA.