Mr. Hadley Bourne was appointed the Chief Executive Officer, Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. (GAIA Inc.) effective 1 June 2020.
Prior to joining the company, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Argyle International Airport (AIA) in St Vincent & the Grenadines from 2016 to 2019. Prior to this he served as Manager, Operations and Services of AIA for nine months. He also served as an Air Traffic Controller and an Aviation Inspector in the Civil Aviation Department, Barbados from the late 90’s.
A National Development Scholar, Mr. Bourne was awarded three scholarships to pursue his studies gaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering with first-class honours; Master of Science in Management with specialization in Human Resources Management and Master of Aviation Management specializing in Aircraft Accident Investigation, Safety Management Assistance, Aviation Quality Assurance and Management Systems.
Mr. Bourne is a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAS) and the International Association of Air Safety Investigators (IAASI). With twenty years experience in the field of Aviation and Aerospace business, he is still passionate about this field and its growth in Barbados.