Airport Company

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.


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 JonesChief Executive

Non-Executive Directors:

Iain MalcolmSouth Tyneside Council
Simon HenigDurham County Council
Paul WatsonSunderland City Council
David ReesAMP Capital
Hywel ReesAMP Capital
John StentAMP Capital

Advisors to the Board:

Martin SwalesSouth Tyneside Council

Management Team:

John IrvingBusiness Development Director
Richard KnightOperations Director
Graeme MasonPlanning & Corporate Affairs Director
Keith FaleyHead of Safety & HR
Kirstin HofbeckHead of Finance & IT
George NesbittHead of Business Intelligence & Analysis
Allan RansonHead of Engineering Projects & Facilities
Stephen WaferHead of Terminal Operations