Shannon Board – CEO Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas – Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Thomas is the CEO of Shannon Group and was appointed to the Board of Shannon Group on the 20th June 2016.  Before moving to Shannon, Matthew was based in Manhattan, leading the $4bn privatisation of La Guardia Airport in his role as Chief Commercial Officer of Vantage Airport Group. He was involved in the majority of Vantage’s thirty airport projects across four continents, as well as being a director of a number of airports in the Vantage portfolio including Nassau, Bahamas, Montego Bay, Jamaica and Santiago in Chile.  Matthew has also held senior management positions at Vancouver Airport (voted the best airport in NA six years running), Liverpool John Lennon Airport (where he was CEO), Larnaca and Paphos in Cyprus, Sydney, Copenhagen and Newcastle airports.


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