Who does what
Collaboration is at the heart of our business. We have around 7000 members of staff across our campus. From the Edinburgh Airport Ltd. team itself, spearheaded by the Executive board, to our partners from other businesses and organisations – we’re continually working together to create an airport that Scotland can be proud of.
Get to know our teams and who does what…
Our Executive Team
Gordon Dewar Chief Executive
Giving a clear sense of purpose to our teams to ensure the airport continues to grow and improve.
Adrian Witherow Chief Operating Officer
Ensuring the airport operations run smoothly and efficiently every day.
Alastair Couper Chief Finance Officer
Looking after all things financial across the business and reporting on performance to stakeholders.
Danny Quinn Director of Engineering and Airside Operations
Managing airport assets and equipment to guarantee a safe and effective Airside operation for both staff and passengers.
David Gammie IT Director
Ensuring the resilience and efficiency of technology through innovation across the campus to improve the passenger journey.
Gail Taylor Director of Retail and Property
Strategically focused on commercial opportunities across the retail and property portfolio.
Gillian Pollock HR Director
Leading HR, Recruitment, Occupational Health, and Learning and Development services provided to EAL and the wider airport team.
Gordon Robertson Director of Communications
Responsible for all aspects of communications and marketing – driving engagement and sparking global conversations about the work we’re doing for Scotland.
Graeme Gibson Director of Finance Projects
Ensuring our future financial planning meets our board expectations and helps us grow.
Ian Lang Capital Director
Responsible for planning, strategic development and execution of the airports Capital Investment Programme.
Jonathan Rayner Aviation Director
Continually growing and upholding Edinburgh Airport’s choice of airlines and destinations.
Stephen Swan Legal Director
Offering legal and contracts support to the airport and its teams, and helping to maintain legal standards across the airport.
Adam Wilson Director of Airport Operations and Assurance
Responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the airport, resilience planning and assurance.
Our campus partners
We work with 37 airlines, flying 227 routes to 157 destinations. Airlines are responsible for check-in, baggage handling, cargo, and passenger safety boarding and on-board the aircraft.
Civil Aviation Authority
The CAA are the main regulatory body for aviation in the UK and have authority over flight paths, aircraft routes at UK airports, airline regulations, airports and National Air Traffic services.
We strive to offer as much choice as possible in our retail offerings, whether that be in regard to the food, shopping, or car hire options available to our passengers. As an airport of provenance, we also focus on the promotion of Scottish commercial services alongside our international partners.
HM Customs and Excise
HM Customs and Excise controls the import and export of goods and prevents illegal activity.
HM Immigration decide who is eligible to enter the country and deals with any deportation or asylum issues.
Air Navigation Solutions (ANS)
Air Navigation Solutions (ANS) are responsible for air traffic control and management.
Public Transport Services
We work with local public transport companies to provide onward travel options from the airport.
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