The Board

Simon Richards

Simon is the Acting Managing Director at Birmingham Airport. He was previously Chief Financial Officer at Birmingham since July 2011, having joined from BAA Stansted Airport where he was Finance Director.

Simon came into the airport sector after nearly 20 years in the energy sector including roles as Finance Director of East Midlands Electricity and of E.ON UK’s Retail division as well as of the Electricity4Business start-up venture.

Simon holds a Masters Degree in Engineering and is a Chartered Accountant, having trained with PwC in their Energy, Water & Transport consultancy division.