About Cairns Airport
Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a range of domestic and international locations.
Cairns Airport is the gateway to World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland and is just 7 kilometres from the Cairns CBD.
Over 3 million passengers pass through Cairns Airport's T2 (Domestic Terminal) each year. There are direct domestic flights to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Darwin and Townsville as well as to Alice Springs and Ayers Rock (Uluru) and regional centres.
Cairns Airport is Australia's seventh busiest for international passengers with direct flights from Auckland, , Osaka, Hong Kong, Guam, Port Moresby and to Singapore, via Darwin.
Both T1 (International Terminal) and T2 (Domestic Terminal) remain open until the last flight arrival or departure each night and reopen at approximately 3:00am. Services within the terminals operate in accordance with flight schedules. The two terminals are separated by a short covered walkway, approximately 5 - 7 minutes walk.
We will create diverse economic opportunities for our owners, stakeholders and communities whilst providing a safe, desirable and secure place to work, visit and conduct business.
Working together as a team we are committed to creating a collaborative, rewarding, productive work environment, building our expertise and skills and achieving exceptional results for our stakeholders, customers and employees through upholding the following values in our everyday work.
- Safety, Security and Environment
- One Team
- Continuous Improvement
Cairns Airport Pty Ltd (CAPL) owns and manages the Cairns Airport which includes all airside and landside operations, terminals, car parking and associated land holdings.
CAPL is part of the North Queensland Airports group. The consortium comprises IIF Cairns Mackay Investment Ltd (an entity advised by JP Morgan Asset Management), The Private Capital Group’s The Infrastructure Fund (TIF) managed by Hastings, Perron Investments and Auckland International Airport Limited (AIAL). Mackay Airport Pty Ltd (MAPL) which owns and manages Mackay Airport is also part of the North Queensland Airports group.
*Please note these percentage holdings figures are rounded to nearest whole number
About IIF Cairns Mackay Investment Ltd.
IIF Cairns Mackay Investment Ltd (IIF) is focused on the infrastructure sector with a long-term investment approach. IIF is advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, a part of JPMorgan Chase and Co.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a global asset management leader providing world-class investment solutions to clients.
About The Infrastructure Fund
With $410 million (as at 31 December 2008) in funds under management, The Infrastructure Fund gives superannuation funds and life offices the opportunity to gain exposure to a quality portfolio of long life infrastructure assets which closely match their liability profile.
TIF’s investors include industry superannuation funds representing nearly two million members in Queensland and Australia wide. The Private Capital Group (TPCG) Board is the unit holder representative independent board which is involved in all decisions which materially impact the risk and return characteristics including investment decisions and related party considerations.
Hastings, as manager of TIF, aims to accumulate a diversified infrastructure asset portfolio providing unit holders with capital growth complemented by cash yield, a stable band of total return and a moderate risk profile.
About Perron Investments
Perron Investments Pty Ltd is an Australian proprietary company, which generates its income from investments in office and retail properties in Australia. Its head office is located in Western Australia.
Perron Investments Pty Ltd and its assets are privately held through various entities collectively known as The Perron Group. The national investment portfolio comprises approximately 75% retail space and 25% office space, through its infrastructure investments in shopping centres and office towers. Perron Investments Pty Ltd is a shareholder in Queensland Airports Limited.
About Auckland International Airport Limited
Auckland Airport is the main gateway into New Zealand and Australasia’s second busiest airport after Sydney. It handles around 13 million passengers per year and is served by over 30 international airlines.
Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) was formed in 1988, when the New Zealand Government corporatized the management of Auckland International Airport. In 1998, the Government sold down its shareholding, and AIAL became the fifth airport company in the world to be publicly listed. Auckland Airport's ordinary shares trade on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).
The CAPL Management Team
Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Brown.
Mr Brown's extensive airport management experience includes senior positions at BAA’s Heathrow, Aberdeen, Southampton and Edinburgh Airports.
Senior Management Team:
- John Andrejic, Chief Financial Officer
- Alicia Prince, GM Commercial
- Janice Antonson, GM Aeronautical Development & Marketing
- Kate McCreery-Carr, GM Operations
- Jeff McEachern, GM Assets
- Brett Rose, GM Property Development
- Nerida Mitchell, GM People, Communications & Compliance
Marcela Zeman (Chairman)
Marcela Zeman is a management consultant and strategist based in Sydney, Australia. Marcela specialises in the aviation industry, with over 17 years experience in the sector, particularly in the privatised airport industry.. Marcela’s particular strengths are in airport operational and financial performance and development, acquisition integration (performed in USA, Italy and Australia) and infrastructure fund asset portfolio strategy and management.
Robert Hardy (Director)
JP Morgan Asset Management
Robert Hardy is a member of the Infrastructure Investments Group at JP Morgan Asset Management. He has airport experience from Australia, the UK, Europe and the Americas and a background in transportation and infrastructure investing and asset management dating back over 13 years.
Matthew Lorback (Director)
Associate Director - Infrastructure, Hastings Funds Management
Matthew Lorback joined Hastings Funds Management as an Associate in March 2007. His responsibilities include due diligence and financial modelling, monitoring of existing assets and transaction execution. Matthew is a Director of Queensland Airports Limited and other Hastings investee companies. Previously Matthew was a Senior Executive in the Corporate Finance (Valuations) department of KPMG in Melbourne where he specialised in valuing infrastructure assets.
Simon Robertson (Director)
Chief Financial Officer, Auckland International Airport Limited
Simon Robertson is Chief Financial Officer of Auckland Airport. He joined Auckland Airport in 2004, undertaking senior aeronautical and financial roles. In 2009 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer.
Melannie Pyzik (Director)
Chief Executive Officer, Skin Cancer Network
Melannie Pyzic is the Chief Executive Officer of the Skin Cancer Network and a Director and member of the Investment Committee for Everlight Capital. Previously Melannie was an Investment Banker with Macquarie and Credit Suisse, focussed on infrastructure advisory services and developing investment strategies for superannuation funds and other institutional investors. Melannie has been involved in numerous infrastructure transactions globally, including Sydney Airport, Copenhagen Airport and Chicago Midway airport.