Ed Anderson has been Chairman of the Airport Operators Association (AOA) since 2008. He is also Chairman of National Savings & Investments and a former Chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society. Ed has held a number of senior executive positions in the airports industry including Deputy Managing Director of East Midlands Airport from 1987 to 1990 and Managing Director of Leeds Bradford Airport from 1997 to 2007. He was Chairman of the AOA in 2001-02.
He is a former President, and Chairman, of Leeds Chamber of Commerce and is a director of a number of other public and voluntary sector organisations in Yorkshire. Ed is an economics graduate and a qualified accountant. He has a particular interest in regional economic development and transport.