John became Chief Executive Officer of Heathrow Airport Holdings on 1st July 2014. He was previously Development Director with responsibility for the £1.3bn per annum programme to rebuild Heathrow, including the new Terminal 2, which opened on 4th June 2014. Prior to that, he was Commercial Director with responsibility for airline business development, retail, property, Heathrow Express and passenger experience. Over a 3 year period, Heathrow’s retail income per passenger grew by 10% per annum, and Heathrow was voted the best major Airport in Europe. He is a member of the Executive Committee.