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Executive management team

  • Carolyn McCall
  • Mike Campbell
  • Cath Lynn
  • Paul Moore
  • Peter Duffy
  • Alita Benson
    Carolyn McCall OBE
    (Chief Executive Officer, easyJet Airline Company Ltd)
    Carolyn McCall

    Carolyn McCall joined easyJet on 1 July 2010 as Chief Executive Officer.

    Since joining easyJet Carolyn has been responsible for improving the airline’s punctuality to industry-leading levels as well as introducing important customer innovations like allocated seating. Her strategic focus has resulted in a series of milestone events including reaching the landmark of carrying 60m passengers annually and attracting more business travellers, with more than 12m now flying with easyJet each year – always ensuring easyJet provides easy and affordable travel for all.

    Under Carolyn’s leadership easyJet has consistently exceeded City expectations. 2012 saw the company achieving record profits and paying a dividend for the first time and in 2013 the company entered the FTSE 100. In 2013, Carolyn led a rigorous evaluation process and obtained shareholder approval for the purchase of 135 Airbus aircraft.

    Prior to joining easyJet, Carolyn was Chief Executive of Guardian Media Group plc. She was also was non-executive director of Lloyds TSB (from 2008–2009) and was a non-executive director of Tesco Plc (2005-2008), and of New Look plc (1999-2005). She was Chair of Opportunity Now (2005-2009) and a former President of Women in Advertising and Communications London (WACL).

    Carolyn was awarded the OBE for services to women in business in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2008. In April 2008 she was named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year.

    In 2013, Carolyn McCall was awarded the Airline Business Airline Strategy Award for Low Cost leadership. In the same year Carolyn was awarded City AM’s Personality of the Year award along with the Gold Medal Award from the Chartered Management Institute for her work in management. In 2014 she was the winner of the Business Achievement Award ‎at the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame Awards.

    Carolyn has been a member of the Royal Academy Corporate Board for the last three years and on 1 September 2014 she was appointed as a non-executive director of Burberry Group plc, where she also sits on the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

    In January 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Carolyn as a UK Business Ambassador.

    She graduated from Kent University with a BA in History and Politics and from London University with a Masters in Politics.

    Mike Campbell
    (Group Director, Transformation)
    Mike Campbell

    Mike (1957) is currently Group Director, Transformation and is accountable for building, stewarding and embedding a culture of ‘simplicity’ across the business as well as supporting the development of markets. He joined easyJet in October 2005 and has previously held the roles of People Director and Group Director, Europe.

    Before joining easyJet, Mike worked at Wedgwood in a broad role as Director of People and Brands and Managing Director for Canada, Australia and Pan-Asia. Prior to that, Mike worked for 14 years at Fujitsu in a variety of development and personnel roles across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, ending up as Chief Personnel Officer. His early career was in education and research.

    Mike has a BSc in Mathematics and Masters in Fluid Dynamics.

    Cath Lynn
    (Group Commercial Director: Markets, Network & Pricing)
    Cath Lynn

    Cath joined easyJet in 2002 following the merger with Go, in which she played an active role. Cath has carried out a number of senior leadership roles at easyJet including Head of Ground Operations, Head of Airport Development and Procurement, and Head of Network Development. Cath joined the Airline Management Board in September 2009 as Network and Planning Director. In April 2011, she was appointed as Customer and Revenue Director, and to Group Commercial Director in April 2012. She currently holds the role of Group Commercial Director: Markets, Network & Pricing.

    Cath spent 12 years in retail for J Sainsbury before joining Go where she was part of the management buy-out team and headed up cabin services, ground operations and customer service. Cath graduated from the University of Leicester with a BA (Hons) in Geography.

    Warwick Brady
    (Chief Operating Officer)

    Warwick (1964) is currently our Chief Operating Officer responsible for all of the easyJet operation. He joined easyJet in May 2009 as the Procurement Director responsible for Fleet management, airport, central procurement and regulation. In October 2010 he was appointed Director of Group Operations. In June 2014, Warwick was also appointed Non-Executive Director at FirstGroup plc.

    He has significant experience of leading low cost airlines in areas ranging from high growth and restructuring, through to turnarounds. Warwick was deputy operations director at Ryanair from 2002 to 2005, where he held various executive roles including deputy CEO of Buzz, following its acquisition from KLM. More recently, he spent two years in India as chief operations officer of Air Deccan, leading the organisation's growth during the Indian aviation boom. Warwick's role focused on delivering high growth at the lowest cost and during his time at Air Deccan he was instrumental in listing the company on the Bombay stock exchange. Most recently, Warwick was CEO at Mandala Airlines where he turned a legacy brand into a modern, low cost carrier in the world's 4th most populous country, Indonesia. This involved restructuring the operation to drive costs down and a fleet modernisation programme to replace a Boeing fleet with an all Airbus fleet.

    Chris Brocklesby
    (Chief Information Officer)

    Chris (1966) is currently our Chief Information Officer having joined in February 2015.

    Before joining easyJet, Chris was CIO at Tesco Bank and was a member of the Executive Committee with responsibility for IT, Change Management, Supplier Management and Procurement.

    He joined Tesco in January 2007 and was promoted to run the UK Stores IT team in July where he was responsible for all service and development activities for stores, distribution centres and head office functions. In 2010 he became the CIO of where he was responsible for all of Tesco’s on-line businesses including the rollout of Grocery Home Shopping to countries such as the Czech Republic, Poland and Thailand.

    Chris also spent 18 years at Accenture in their Financial Services and Technology practices. He became a partner in 2000 and led the UK FS Systems Integration practice as well as leading work at clients such as AXA Life, Zurich Financial Services, Standard Life and Prudential.

    Chris has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University College, London.

    Kyla Mullins
    (General Counsel and Director of Regulation & Corporate Governance)

    Kyla is currently our General Counsel and Director of Regulation & Corporate Governance and heads our Legal, Company Secretarial and Regulatory departments. Kyla is a qualified solicitor and has held several senior legal positions in the media and entertainment sectors, and more recently in the strategic outsourcing sector, over the past 20 years. Before joining easyJet she was General Counsel and Company Secretary at Mitie Group plc and prior to that spent 4 years as Global General Counsel of EMI Music, and 8 years as Group Legal Director at Granada Media Group and ITV Plc. Kyla also held senior legal roles at Discovery Channel and Turner Broadcasting.

    Having studied law at Durham University, Kyla started her career at Clifford Chance where she spent 4 ½ years. Kyla is a Trustee of International Spinal Research.

    Paul Moore
    (Communications Director)
    Paul Moore

    Paul (1962) joined easyJet in November 2010 as Communications Director.

    Before joining easyJet, Paul was Group Public Affairs and Communications Director for FirstGroup, the world’s largest private sector transport operator. Prior to that Paul worked for Virgin Atlantic Airways for ten years as its Director of Corporate Affairs during a period when the airline significantly grew its worldwide network while delivering award winning customer service. Highlights included managing the communications of several crises, winning PR Week Award for Crisis Communications in 2002, coordinating the airline’s lobbying activities and organising several successful world records.

    Paul started his career as a civil servant and first joined the transport sector with the Department of Transport.

    Peter Duffy
    (Group Commercial Director: Customer, Product & Marketing)
    Peter Duffy

    Peter (1966) is currently Group Commercial Director: Customer, Product & Marketing, and is responsible for brand and marketing services, digital, customer relationship management and insight, customer operations and experience and business. Peter joined easyJet in February 2011 as Marketing Director.

    Before joining easyJet, he was Marketing Director for Audi in the UK. Prior to that, Peter was Marketing Services Director at Barclays.

    Peter has a degree in Economics and an MBA.

    Alita Benson
    (People Director)
    Alita Benson

    Alita (1967) joined easyJet in February 2011, as Head of HR Central Services. She was appointed Group Director, People in June 2011. Prior to this Alita was Head of HR Business Partners at T-Mobile for nine years and led the T-Mobile UK HR input for the merger with Orange.

    A fellow of the CIPD, Alita graduated from Southampton University with a BA (Hons) in English Literature and obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Development at Manchester Polytechnic.

    Rachel Kentleton
    (Group Director Strategy and Implementation)

    Rachel Kentleton is Group Director Strategy and Implementation at easyJet with responsibility for Strategy Development, Programme and Change Management and Investor Relations. Rachel is a qualified accountant and prior to joining easyJet in 2007, Rachel worked in a number of finance roles at Unilever, NatWest, Diageo and SABMiller.

    Andrew Findlay
    (Chief Financial Officer)

    Andrew Findlay joined easyJet on 2 October 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining easyJet, Andrew was Chief Financial Officer of Halfords plc, with responsibility for Finance, Investor Relations, Legal, Company Secretarial, IT, Non-Merchandise Procurement and Logistics. In addition to this he temporarily lead the Halfords Autocentres business for 8 months in 2014.  Prior to Halfords, Andrew was Director of Finance, Tax and Treasury at Marks and Spencer, and held senior finance roles at the London Stock Exchange and at Cable and Wireless, both in the UK and US.

    Andrew qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand.