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:

David Laws Chief Executive
Nick Jones Finance Director

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

Management Team:

Gill Caleary Commercial Director
John Irving Business Development Director
Richard Knight Operations Director
Graeme Mason Planning & Corporate Affairs Director
Chris Sanders Aviation Development Director
Steve Armstrong Fire Station Manager
Keith Faley Senior Manager HR & Business Support
Elaine Quinn Business Support Manager 
Kirstin Hofbeck Finance Manager 
Paula Ives Terminal Operations Manager
Neil McIntyre Projects Manager
Leon McQuaid Aviation Development Manager
George Nesbitt Systems & IT Manager  
Jon Sunderland Security Manager
Dean Ward Commercial Manager
Eric Wrightson General Manager Park & Fly

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