Alan Joyce AC has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Qantas since 2008. Alan served as founding Chief Executive Officer of Jetstar for five years from October 2003, a period that included the commencement of the airline’s domestic and international operations.
Prior to his appointment at Jetstar, Alan spent over 15 years in key positions at Qantas, Ansett and Aer Lingus. Alan previously held the position as Chairman of the International Air Transport Association in 2012–13. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.