Airport Company

Newcastle International Airport is run as a Public Private Partnership between seven local authorities in the North East region and AMP Capital who each have a 51% and 49% shareholding respectively of the company.


Durham County Council
Gateshead Council
Newcastle City Council
North Tyneside Council
Northumberland County Council
South Tyneside Council
Sunderland City Council
AMP Capital

Executive Directors:

Name Position
Nick Jones Chief Executive


Non-Executive Directors:

Name Company
Iain Malcolm South Tyneside Council
Nick Forbes Newcastle City Council
Simon Henig Durham County Council
David Rees AMP Capital
Hywel Rees AMP Capital
John Stent AMP Capital


Advisors to the Board:

Name Position
Martin Swales South Tyneside Council

Management Team:

Name Position
Richard Knight Chief Operating Officer
Graeme Mason Planning & Corporate Affairs Director
Mark Hunt Chief Financial Officer