Meet the Team

About Neil

Neil was appointed as the CEO of Airport Coordination Limited in March 2021 and is the first ACL CEO with an airport management background. Neil was formerly Managing Director of Southampton Airport, where he had been for ten years. Previously, Neil was with rail freight and logistics company DB Schenker. Neil has a BA Hons degree in Business Law and an MBA at the University of Winchester.

Neil Garwood

Chief Executive Officer

About Ian

Ian has been a Chartered Accountant for over 30 years and prior to joining ACL was the Finance Director for a small luxury hotels group. Previously he held senior finance and commercial posts with AGS Airports and Kenwood / DeLonghi. His career in the accountancy/finance profession began in public practice in Australia and has included finance roles in a variety of industries in addition to those mentioned above.

Ian Fry

Finance Director

About Jon

My own passion for aviation developed through my 30 years in the industry, working with British Airways in various commercial, operational and customer roles before joining ACL in 2018 as Head of Coordination.

Jon Rowell

Head of Commercial and People

About Tony

With over 35 years of experience in the aviation industry with close to twenty years at ACL I head a team of 4 IT specialists supporting all aspects of ACL’s global business infrastructure.

Tony Simons

Head of IS

About Richard

Richard brings his extensive aviation experience to ACL and manages a dedicated team of coordinators, as well as managing ACL’s remote offices in Manchester, Dubai and Auckland.

Richard Cann

Head of Coordination

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