Responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the airport

Steve Griffiths has been appointed as the new chief operating officer of London Stansted Airport.

He was recently chief operating officer for the London Underground at Transport for London and previously the chief operating officer for Virgin Atlantic Airways.

He will be responsible for the safe and secure day to day leadership of the airport whilst it undertakes its biggest ever capital programme and he will report to Ken O’Toole, chief executive of London Stansted.

He will take up his role at the UK’s fourth largest airport on the October 15, replacing Brad Miller who will be moving to Manchester to take up the role of chief of staff for Stansted’s parent company, Manchester Airports Group.

Ken O’Toole said: “Steve joins London Stansted at the most exciting period in our history – we are the fastest growing major airport in the UK, have just embarked on a transformational £600 million construction programme and continue to attract new airlines, and support the growth of existing partners, to serve the vibrant London market and burgeoning Eastern England region.

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“Steve has a wealth of experience with particular strengths in customer service, safety, operational excellence and the management of diverse stakeholder relationships. I am confident that Steve will bring the energy and experience required to build on the great foundations that exist at Stansted and I look forward to working with him as the airport continues its upward trajectory.”

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