Ownership

Board Members

Our Directors are: Rob Chapman (Chairman), Mark Young (Managing Director), John Ward, Jane Yuile, Jay Hogan, Chris McArthur, Alan Mulgrew and Jim Tolhurst.

Board-Members

Mr Robert (Rob) Ian Chapman, AssocDipBus FAICD, FFSIA Chairman

Rob was appointed to the Board as Chairman on 25 February 2014 and prior to this enjoyed an extensive executive career within the financial services industry, having acted as both the Chief Executive Officer of St. George Banking Group (2010 to 2012) and the Managing Director of BankSA (2002 to 2010). Prior to these roles Rob had previously worked in Prudential Corporation, Colonial State Bank and the Commonwealth Bank across a variety of positions.

Rob currently serves as a Director on a number of prominent South Australian Boards including: Adelaide Football Club (Chairman), the South Australian Economic Development Board (Deputy Chairman), Tafe SA, Barossa Infrastructure Ltd (Chairman), Perks Integrated Business Services (Chairman), Fortis Ago Corporate Advisory (Chairman), Vinomofo
(Director) and is also the immediate past Chairman of BankSA, having resigned this position in July 2014. Rob is also a Member of the South Australian Economic Development Cabinet.

Rob is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Financial Services Institute of Australasia and holds an Associate Diploma in Business from the South Australian Institute of Technology in 1982.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Board
  • Member of the Property Development Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee
  • Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee

Mark Dennis Young B.Ec, FCPA, FAICD, FCIS Managing Director

Appointed on 1 November 2011 as Managing Director of Adelaide Airport Limited. Prior to joining AAL, in July 2001, Mark was Finance Director for Macmahon Holdings Limited and enjoyed a 20 year career with Macmahon gaining experience in all aspects of that ASX listed, diversified Contract Mining, Civil Engineering and Building construction group, with operations throughout Australia and a significant presence in the Asia Pacific.

Mark is a non executive director of the Australian Airports Association and the South Australian Tourism Commission. He has a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) at the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed an Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Special responsibilities

  • Managing Director
  • Member of the Property Development Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

John Frederick Ward BSc, FAICD, FAIM, FAMI, FCILT Director

John joined the Board on the 28 August 2002 as a non executive director nominated by UniSuper Limited. He is a professional company director and corporate advisor. He retired as the General Manager Commercial of News Limited in 2001.

Prior to joining News Corporation in 1994 he was Managing Director and Chief Executive of Qantas Airways Limited culminating a 25 year career with the airline in a variety of corporate and line management roles covering Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. He is an Honorary Life Governor of the Research Foundation of Information Technology and Director of Brisbane Airport Corporation Holdings. John is the immediate past Chairman of Wolseley Private Equity.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Property Development Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

Jane Yuile B.Sc., MBA, FCA, FAICD Director

Jane was appointed on 1 June 2016 as a non executive director nominated by UniSuper Ltd. Jane is currently State Chair of ANZ and also currently chairs both ReturnToWorkSA (formerly WorkCover SA) and the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for Asian Business (UniSA), and is a Director of BuiltEnvirons and the Art Gallery of South Australia. Jane has a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Special responsibilities

  • Member of the Property Development and Building Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

Alan Mulgrew  BA, GRAICD, JP Director

Alan was appointed on the 6 September 2006 as a non executive director. Alan has had over thirty years experience as a senior aviation executive both within Australia and overseas, including responsibility for Perth and Sydney Airports. Since leaving Sydney Airport in 1997 Alan has provided strategic advice to numerous major institutions and served as a non executive board member on a number of high profile boards spanning Aviation, Energy, Construction, Infrastructure and Tourism.
Alan is currently a non executive Director of Tesla Corporation Pty Ltd, Queensland Airports Limited, Blue Lake Milling Pty Ltd and Cooperative Bulk Handling Ltd. He was formerly the Chairman of Tourism Western Australia, Western Power and Western Carbon Pty Ltd. Alan has also served as Chairman and as a member on various Audit and Risk Management Committees related to Governance and Remuneration.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee
  • Member Property Development and Building Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee

James Leonard Tolhurst B.Comm, MBA, FCPA, FCIS, FAICD Director

Jim was appointed on the 29 September 2004 as a non executive director nominated by UniSuper Ltd. Jim is the immediate past Chairman of the Queensland Airports Ltd group of companies, and is currently a non executive director of Leichhardt Coal Pty Ltd and Blair Athol Coal Pty Ltd. Jim has had over forty years of experience in accounting and administration.

Special responsibilities

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Member Property Development and Building Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

James (Jay) Brendan Hogan MBA, AFAMI, JP Director

Jay was appointed on the 29 July 2009 as a non executive director nominated by Statewide Super. Jay has over 40 years’ experience in the property development and construction industry around Australia and overseas across a broad range of property asset classes. Jay is currently Chairman of Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge and was formerly Chairman of the Urban Construct Development Group, Bremerton Vintners and Sevenhill Wines. He currently has personal interests in property development, wine and tourism ventures.

He was previously Chairman of the Land Management Corporation in South Australia from 1996 to 2004, Chairman of the South Australian Housing Trust Board, Chairman of the Torrens Catchment Water Board, Deputy Chairman of Homestart Finance Board and Past President of the Urban Development Institute of Australia. In 1998 he was awarded Life Membership of the Urban Development Institute of Australia in recognition of his contribution and services to the development industry.

Special responsibilities

  • Chair of the Property Development Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

Christopher John McArthur B.Eng., MBA, FAICD Director

Chris was appointed on the 30 March 2011 as a non executive director nominated by Colonial First State Managed Property Ltd as trustee of the CFS Global Diversified Infrastructure Fund. Chris is a Partner, Infrastructure Investments, at Colonial First State Global Asset Management, having joined in July 2007. Chris is a Director of Brisbane Airport Corporation Holdings and former Director of Perth Airport, and was inaugural Chairman of Airports Coordination Australia Ltd. Chris was previously the commercial head of Pacific National, the former Toll/Patrick rail joint venture, and held a variety of senior management roles with Qantas in Sydney and London, including
as head of the QantasLink group of regional airlines.

Special responsibilities

  • Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee
  • Member of the Property Development Committee
  • Member of the Aeronautical & Related Infrastructure Committee

Senior Management

Mark Young
Managing Director

Responsible for providing and championing strategic initiatives, leadership development, driving proactive business development and engagement to deliver superior and sustainable stakeholder outcomes, ensuring a quality brand and custodian of a high quality corporate and customer service culture and facilities.

Brenton Cox
Executive General Manager – Finance & Corporate

Responsible for the sound financial position and commercially prudent conduct of the business, including effective reporting and stakeholder communications.

Responsible for community consultation and communication, government and industry advocacy, company secretarial and aviation business development, environmental and sustainability initiatives, legal and commercial affairs, WHS, compliance, business continuity, insurance and risk management.

Sue Doyle
Executive General Manager – People and Culture

Responsible for people, performance, learning and development, marketing, brand development, sponsorship and executive services.

Emma Boulby
Executive General Manager – Airport Operations

Responsible for airside safety, security and facilities management, as well as the management of Parafield Airport. Co-ordinates the development of AAL’s strategy and leads process improvement and innovation initiatives across the business.

David Blackwell
Executive General Manager – Customer Service

Responsible for all customer service related activities including service quality, passenger terminal operations, T1retail, ground transport and the enterprise wide functions of business systems and information technology.

Vince Scanlon
Executive General Manager – Airport Planning and Infrastructure

Responsible for providing airport planning and development of both commercial and aeronautical infrastructure, transport including off airport infrastructure connectivity and utilities, airspace protection, Airport Masterplans and related airline relations.

James Sangster
Executive General Manager – Property

Responsible for the development and management of the property portfolio, including retail, leasing and tenancy management.