Airport Company

Front of Newcastle Airport terminal building

Newcastle International Airport is run as a Public Private Partnership between seven local authorities in the North East region and AMP Capital who each have a 51% and 49% shareholding respectively of the company.

Company Information


Durham County Council
Gateshead Council
Newcastle City Council
North Tyneside Council
Northumberland County Council
South Tyneside Council
Sunderland City Council
AMP Capital

Executive Directors:

Nick Jones Chief Executive

Non-Executive Directors:

Iain Malcolm South Tyneside Council 
Simon Henig Durham County Council
Paul Watson  Sunderland City Council
David Rees AMP Capital
Hywel Rees AMP Capital
John Stent AMP Capital

Advisors to the Board:

Martin Swales South Tyneside Council

Management Team:

John Irving Business Development Director
Richard Knight Operations Director
Graeme Mason Planning & Corporate Affairs Director
Keith Faley Head of Safety & HR
Kirstin Hofbeck Head of Finance & IT
George Nesbitt Head of Business Intelligence & Analysis
Allan Ranson Head of Engineering Projects & Facilities
Stephen Wafer Head of Terminal Operations

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