Andrew CowanChief Executive, Manchester Airport, Part of MAG
Andrew joined MAG in 2013 as Chief Operating Officer with overall responsibility for Manchester, East Midlands and Bournemouth Airports. In 2015 he spent a year as Chief Strategy Officer for the group including Chairing the newly established MAG USA business. In April 2016, Andrew became Chief Executive of London Stansted Airport and in September 2017 moved to become Chief Executive of Manchester Airport.
Prior to his appointment at MAG, Andrew was Group Chief Executive of Robertson Group, an infrastructure, construction and services company based in Scotland and operating throughout the UK.
He started his career as an electrical engineer and spent 20 years in the utility infrastructure industry holding a range of senior asset management, major capital investment programmes and operational roles spanning Water, Wastewater, Electricity and Gas where he worked on assignments throughout the UK, Australia, India and latterly as Managing Director of United Utilities Middle East.
Having served on numerous boards, he was also previously a director of United Utilities International, United Utilities Electricity Plc and served as a Trustee on the Electricity Supply Pension Scheme and regional Chairman of Business in the Community.