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Chief Operating Officer: Chris Garton

Chris was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in April 2018. Prior to this, Chris held the equivalent role at Dubai Airport, where he played a key role in growing the annual number of passengers over a nine-year period. His most recent role was Director of Asset Management with Associated British Ports and during his career, Chris has also held a number of positions in engineering and change management at Gatwick Airport, Ineos and ICI. He has a first-class degree in Engineering from London’s Imperial College.

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From humble beginnings, Heathrow grew to be a major world airport.

Heathrow's history
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