Group Chief Executive Officer
Year Appointed: July 2019
Matt joined Ports of Jersey as Group Chief Executive Officer bringing significant international experience in the operation, development and financing of major infrastructure companies. In his previous role, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Shannon Group, the primary catalyst for economic development in the West of Ireland, incorporating airport, tourism, property and aerospace companies.
Before moving to Ireland, Matt was based in Manhattan, leading the €4bn privatisation of LaGuardia Airport in his role as Chief Commercial Officer of Vantage Airport Group. He was involved in the majority of Vantage’s thirty airport projects across four continents, as well as being a director of a number of airports in the Vantage portfolio, including Nassau, Bahamas; Montego Bay, Jamaica and Santiago in Chile.
A qualified accountant, having trained in investment banking, Matt has also held senior management positions at Vancouver Airport (recognised as the best airport in North America), Liverpool John Lennon Airport (where he was CEO), Larnaca and Paphos in Cyprus, Copenhagen and Newcastle Airports.
Matt also serves as a Director for Ports of Jersey’s 100% subsidiaries, PFD Limited and POJ (Services) Limited.