Board Members stand for a term of three years. Each member company is entitled to nominate a representative to stand for the Board at the annual elections.

The British Aviation Group is governed by a Board, whose role it is to help guide BAG in its activities and strategies and to ensure that the Group meets the requirements of its members to represent them in the best way possible. The BAG Board consists of a Chair, two Deputy Chair’s (one Chair elect), a Vice Chair (the immediate outgoing Chair); a Director of ADS, and 14 elected member company representatives.

Mike Forster (BAG Chair)
Forster Associates

Mike is a Director of Forster Associates, a strategic development and design consultancy. Previously he was Group Strategy Director at BAA.

Graham Bolton (BAG Vice Chair)
Mott MacDonald

Graham is the Global Practice Leader – Aviation at Mott MacDonald, with over 25 years’ experience of aviation projects within Europe, the Middle East, East Asia and the United States

Jason Fowler (BAG Deputy Chair)
Gardiner & Theobald

Jason is aviation sector Partner at Gardiner & Theobald. His team provide development, project and cost management services internationally.

Matthew Butters (BAG Deputy Chair)

Matthew is Pascall+Watson’s Aviation Director and the Airport Consultants Council’s Deputy Chair. He has over 25 years’ experience in the aviation industry.

Tim Morrison (BAG Board)

Tim has over 15years experience in the successful design and construction of all manner of projects found at both newly planned and existing expanding airports in the UK and overseas. He also brings over 25years experience in complex Buildings and Infrastructure development.

Bryony Martin (BAG Board)

Bryony is a sector leader for Aviation at AECOM in the UK and Ireland and has delivered work for some of the most high-profile aviation clients across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. She won Best Woman Quantity Surveyor at the European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards in 2018.

Graham Beardwell (BAG Board)

Graham is a director of Arup and their Aviation Skills Leader for the UKIMEA region. He has over 15 years of aviation project experience within Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia.

Mark Middleton (BAG Board)
Grimshaw Architects LLP

Mark is an Architect and Partner at Grimshaw Architects LLP. He has over 20 years specialist expertise in rail, metro and aviation design both nationally and internationally.

Jane Thompson (BAG Board)

With 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, starting out as a graduate trainee with BAA, Jane is now Business Development Advisor to ICF’s Aviation Consulting Group.


Jacqui Johnson (BAG Board)
JCJ consulting ltd

Jacqui Johnson is the Director of JCJ Consulting Ltd and is a highly respected expert in this industry with over 20 years experience delivering at airports in the UK including Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton.

Jonathan Adams (BAG Board)
Laing O’Rourke

Jonathan is a director at Laing O’Rourke, with specific ownership of the aviation sector. He has over 20 year direct airport project experience in both contracting and as a Client at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

Catherine Workman (BAG Board)
Pinsent Masons

Catherine is a partner at and non-executive board member of the international law firm Pinsent Masons with expertise in PPP projects for the aviation industry.

Richard Stafford (BAG Board)
Turner & Townsend

Richard, a Director at Turner & Townsend, has over twenty five years commercial management experience, focused on aviation for the past 10 years.

Ian Humphrey (BAG Board)
Schneider Electric

Ian is the Airport Segment Director for Schneider Electric. He has 15 years experience in the infrastructure domain with particular focus on energy management, de-carbonisation and digitization.

Nigel Cole (BAG Board)

Nigel is Director for Infrastructure and Aviation at Mace and has worked with a number of large airport and airline client in his 18 years’ experience.

Tim Walder (BAG Board)

Tim is a Partner at Arcadis and has 30 years’ experience in the aviation construction industry both in the UK and internationally

John Smith (BAG Board)
Thales ATM UK

John is the Sales Director for Thales ATM UK and has been involved with ATM system for over 20 years.