Monday 20 February 2017
12.00 for 12.30 pm
“Growth Through Choice” – Gordon Dewar, CEO of Edinburgh Airport
We still have a few places left for this Speaker’s Lunch, and it would be great to give Gordon a warm welcome to the Club. Gordon will provide an overview about the Airport strategy of Growth through Choice. He will explain the efforts needed to expand the route network and the choices provided at the airport to travelling passengers – good news for the Scottish economy and jobs. Gordon will also cover how the leadership team have accommodated such quick growth in the last 5 years and how the culture of the organisation has been developed to support the strategy. Come and listen to this interesting talk which includes a delicious lunch.
Gordon took up the post of Chief Executive in July 2012. Previously to this, Gordon spent four years with BAA and was also Chief Executive at Bahrain International Airport. Gordon has also worked in the public transport sector in commercial operations and consultancy. In 2015, Gordon won the Scotland IOD Director of the Year, Scottish Business Awards CEO of the Year and the CEO of the Year from the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. He is also a Board Member of both Visit Scotland and the Scottish Tourism Alliance where he is passionate about Scottish tourism and its economic potential for the country.