Emma Gilthorpe, Executive Director for Expansion, Heathrow Airport Ltd

Emma is the Executive Director for Expansion at Heathrow. She moved to this role in October 2016, her previous role was the Strategy Director. She is a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Heathrow, she held a number of senior positions within the telecoms industry, latterly Group Director of Industry Policy and Regulation with BT Group plc. Emma’s career began in commercial and marketing roles for Cable & Wireless before moving into the regulatory arena in 1992 whilst at Hong Kong Telecom.
Emma is a qualified Barrister, called to the Bar in 1996 and holds a degree in Law and Marketing. She also sits on the Board of BBA Aviation.