Tony joined Etihad as Group Chief Executive Officer in January 2018. He has over 30 years of international leadership experience in transportation, infrastructure, and government sectors. He joins Etihad Aviation Group from the UK’s Ministry of Defence, where he served as CEO of the Defence Equipment and Support department, managing a budget of US $25 billion a year. Tonys achievements are even more significant given that he left school at 16 to work on the motor industry shop floor and grew his leadership skills from there.
Previously, he was CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Abu Dhabi Ports Company, and in UK he held senior positions with airport operator British Airports Authority (BAA), and Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Executive designate of Laing O’Rourke. His roles under BAA included Managing Director of the Heathrow Terminal 5 construction project, Group Supply Chain Director, Group Technical Director, and CEO of Heathrow Airport.
Tony holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Lancaster in the UK.