Chris Harcombe

Associate Senior Consultant

Chris has almost 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector with the last 10 years’ experience in strategic leadership positions. Chris’ most recent role was as Managing Director of Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) with full commercial, financial and operational oversight. Previously, Chris led DSA’s air service development activity from 2013, helping DSA to deliver market leading passenger and cargo growth with passenger traffic doubling and becoming established in the UK’s top 10 for cargo volume. Chris also led the operational Cargo and FBO team’s during this period, establishing both as profitable and growing operations.

Chris has experience of creating and implementing business strategy including business planning, air service development strategy, traffic forecasting and airport master planning.  Earlier in his career also worked for Liverpool John Lennon, Teesside & London Heathrow Airport.

Specialisms: Strategy & business planning, air service development (Passenger & Cargo), traffic forecasting, market research & analysis, airport operations & operational efficiency, client & stakeholder relations.

Qualifications: BA (Hons) Airline & Airport Management