Mr. Johnson, is the Chief Operating Officer, having been appointed in April 2010. He previously held the post of Director of Operations and has also acted as the Chief Executive Officer from October 2008 until April 2010, and as Airport Manager since February 17, 2000. As COO he maintains responsibility for the management and co-ordination of all aspects of airport operations, ensuring the proper functioning of the Airport as the main passenger and air-cargo gateway into the island. His long association with the Airport goes back as far as 1973 when he started as an Air Traffic Control Officer. He has also served in the Ministry of International Transport, as Deputy Chief Technical Officer and Director of Maritime Affairs for one year. Mr. Johnson has represented Barbados in international aviation discussions, conferences and negotiations, including being a member of the Caricom High Level Committee on Air Transportation, and is also a member of Barbados’ Negotiating Team for Air Services Agreements. He is presently a Board member of the Air Transport Licensing Authority. He also chairs or sits on various airport committees, both regionally and locally. Mr. Johnson holds a degree in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus as well as various other aviation related certifications.