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Our management

Carol Benzie, Managing Director, Aberdeen International Airport

Carol Benzie joined Aberdeen International Airport in 2008 following a spell of six years spent working with a large local charity who support people with learning disabilities. Before that she spent over ten years in finance with the oil and gas industry.

During her first three years with the company she headed up the finance and commercial departments. In March 2011 Carol took up the post of Operations Director, moving to the Commercial Director role in January 2013. She was appointed Managing Director and began in post on the 1st October 2013. 

She is on the board of Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

Carol is married with two children.

Tom Syme, Commercial Director, Aberdeen International Airport

Tom joined the Aberdeen team in March 2014 as Commercial Director.

The role encompasses business development, commercial relationships and route development as well as playing a pivotal role in the terminal redevelopment plans. He brings a wealth of senior management experience as well as project management in capital and revenue and commercial negotiation.

Prior to joining the team Tom spent nearly two years as Head of Aeronautical Revenue at Edinburgh Airport, having joined what was ‘BAA’ back in 2005 in a variety of functions.

Roger Hunt, Operations Director, Aberdeen International Airport

Roger Hunt joined Aberdeen International Airport in January 2010 as Head of Human Resources having previously been Head of Human Resources within the Scottish Prison Service for a period of 2 years.

Prior to then Roger gained significant experience within the Financial Services Industry where he enjoyed a career spanning 26 years with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, 17 years in operational roles within the Retail Banking Sector, prior to moving into Human Resources where he worked both nationally and internationally in relationship and project management.

He assumed the post of Operations Director in January 2013.

Roger is married with three children.