Tom Mackay was appointed Virgin Atlantic’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President in January 2017. He is responsible for the financial operations of the business and is focused on achieving profitable growth combined with a healthy return on capital deployed. Legal, External Affairs and Fleet Planning also form part of Tom’s activities.
Tom has a 20-year career in finance, bringing a wealth of financial experience from roles spanning a number of different industries. Prior to joining Virgin Atlantic in September 2015, Tom served as Head of Finance for the Food business at Marks and Spencer PLC, and had previously held the role of International Head of Finance, responsible for all areas of finance within the M&S international business.
Previously he held roles at Logica PLC the FTSE 100 IT and Outsourcing group (now part of The CGI Group) as CFO for their International and Global Operations covering the America’s and Asia and prior to that Group Financial Controller, having begun his career at Ernst and Young now EY. He is a Chartered Accountant, holding a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Durham university, is married with two children, and enjoys coaching kids’ sport, cycling and outdoor activities.