Richard Knight joins Cambridge team
Cambridge Airport appoints Richard knight as airport manager
Richard Knight has been appointed airport manager at Cambridge Airport,
he joins the airport on 23 May2011. He will report to Archie Garden,
director of the airport
Previously Richard was at the UK Defence Academy and comes with a great
deal of experience in the RAF. Richard completed an MBA at Bath University
and was awarded an OBE in 2010.
Airport has evolved
significantly since the first quarter of 2011 and we are pleased to appoint an
airport manager who understands the need to manage change, develop new
business, understands commercial activity and most importantly run the airport
in a safe, secure and co-ordinated manner. Richard’s extensive experience, his
genuine passion for aviation and capacity to bring teams together, make him the
perfect appointment for the airport,” says Archie Garden.
Richard said of his new management role, “having spent a significant
part of my career working within the military and civil service, the
appointment at Cambridge Airport gives me the opportunity to combine my
operational knowledge and leadership skills within a commercial environment.
With Cambridge Airport’s goal to become the aviation
hub for the East of England this is an excellent time to be joining the team
and I look forward to contributing to its growth.”