Adrian Littlewood

Chief Executive, Auckland Airport

Adrian joined Auckland Airport in 2009 and has been the Chief Executive since 2012.  Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Adrian was the company’s General Manager of Retail and Commercial.  Earlier in his professional career Adrian worked in strategy, product and marketing management roles at Telecom New Zealand, was a management consultant in the United Kingdom and worked as a corporate lawyer in New Zealand and in the United Kingdom.

Adrian is committed to developing diverse talent at Auckland Airport and creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed.  He is particularly interested in supporting the growth and development of South Aucklanders by leveraging the major infrastructure development at Auckland Airport.  He has been involved with Champions for Change since its launch and is an advocate of the Future Directors programme which Auckland Airport has been participating in since 2012.

Adrian is currently the New Zealand Chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum and a member of the Executive Committee of the New Zealand Airports Association.