Cambridge Airport appoints new airport infrastructure director


Sheila Kissane appointed as airport infrastructure director

Sheila KissaneCambridge Airport has announced the appointment of Sheila Kissane as
airport infrastructure director. Sheila, will work closely with the
airport’s chief executive officer Robert Marshall and airport director Archie Garden
to support the on-going commercial strategy of increasing business, regional
and general aviation activity at the airfield. 

Sheila will be responsible for running feasibility
studies for planned infrastructure developments such as modifications to the
60’s style terminal buildings; generating proposals to seek funding within the
business for specific projects such as a new GA terminal; and upgrading the
environmental focus through implementing a number of projects including the
installation of new fuel tanker storage areas.

Sheila brings a wealth of experience to Cambridge Airport
and joins Cambridge following a consultancy role
at Gatwick Airport where she was engineering,
procurement and contracts manager.

“This is the ultimate job for me,” says Sheila. It is
amazing to be given such an integral position within a solid business that has
ambitious plans and to be able to develop and mould the role to the
requirements of the airport.  It is also refreshing to work with a team
who are looking for solutions and can make decisions about the way forwards in
a short space of time.”

Garden commented: “As we continue to expand the
business we are building a team of experts to support the airport’s goal of
becoming the leading aviation hub in the East of England. The role of
Infrastructure Director at the Airport is essential as it is responsible for
managing the projects that will maintain existing facilities, and create state
of the art amenities that will attract existing and new customers. Having
someone with Sheila’s experience will also ensure we stay within budget, and
deliver on time.”