A career spanning 40 years in the aviation industry has included 20 years with Bombardier holding senior positions in Engineering and Business Development. Joining BCA as Director of Operations, Brian was subsequently appointed CEO in 2004. Today the airport operates 110 flights daily, has an annual passenger throughput of 2.6m and over 1,600 work at the Airport. He is Chair of Phoenix Natural Gas, a Trustee of Titanic Foundation and Board Member of Business in the Community. Brian is the past Chair of CBI Northern Ireland and Tourism Ireland. He was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours 2011.