Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Airport

Gordon Dewar took up the post of Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport in July 2012, with the airport experiencing 50% growth in passengers from 9m to 13.4m passengers in 2017 – a record for any Scottish airport. Edinburgh has also gone from one long-haul route to 12 long-haul routes in 2018 including the first ever Scottish connection to China.

Rebranding the airport as the place where ‘Scotland meets the world’, Gordon has overseen significant capital investment in capacity, productivity improvements and customer service enhancements that have been recognised through airport and wider business awards in Scotland, the UK and internationally.

Gordon spent 4 years with BAA running Glasgow and Edinburgh airports through periods of extensive investments in terminal capacity and passenger growth from 2007 to 2010, followed by 2 years as Chief Executive at Bahrain International Airport.

Gordon is a Board Member of the Scottish Police Authority, the Scottish Tourism Alliance, and the AOA.