Sean was appointed CEO of British Airways in October 2020.
Sean first joined British Airways in 1998, where he began his career as a financial analyst. He held a number of senior roles in his time at British Airways including Finance Director BA Cargo, Head of Corporate Strategy and Executive Vice President British Airways Americas, before taking up the role on the airline’s executive management committee in 2016 as Director of Network, Fleet & Alliances. As part of this role, Sean was accountable for network and fleet planning, airline partnerships and oversight of British Airways’ business units at London Gatwick and BA CityFlyer.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of British Airways, Sean, who is originally from Cork, became Aer Lingus’ chief executive in January 2019.
Sean is also a non-executive director of Comair Holdings SA. He is a graduate of University College Cork.