Chris Woodroofe

Managing Director, Manchester Airport

Chris Woodroofe was appointed Managing Director of Manchester Airport in June 2022.Chris Woodroofe

He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of London Gatwick Airport where he led numerous successful people, process and system change programmes. Prior to that, he held a number of senior positions at the airport including Head of Engineering and Head of Security.

Chris is a chartered chemical engineer who left Imperial College London with a first class masters degree to join Nestlé UK’s graduate scheme. He also holds an MBA with distinction from the University of Warwick.