The Board

Vincent Hodder

Vincent is a global aviation professional with more than 20 years of executive experience airlines all over the world and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Leeds Bradford Airport in February 2021.  Taking over the leadership of the airport in the middle of the pandemic Vincent has stabilised the foundations of the business and put in place an exciting growth strategy and compelling future vision for Leeds Bradford Airport.

With a background in strategy consulting with Bain & Company, Vincent is a strategic thinker and a specialist in business transformation and startups.  Having lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, USA, Bahrain, South Korea, Mexico, El Salvador, Chile and the UK, Vincent brings a true global perspective, experience working with diverse cultures and highly developed capabilities at bringing people together.

Innovative, passionate and determined, Vincent is driven by team success and is committed to developing the next generation of aviation leaders.  He thrives in high challenge environments dealing with intractable business problems.

Vincent is married with 4 children, each of whom was born in a different country and is proud to be an adopted son of Yorkshire.