Chief Executive Officer. Farnborough International Limited
Gareth joined Farnborough International Limited at the start of 2018 on the brink of the company opening its brand new £34m exhibition and conference centre.
Since then, Gareth has successfully overseen the full opening of the new venue facility, the staging of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow and the development and imbedding of a new growth strategy for the company that will see it become a year-round events organiser, developing pioneering and innovative business opportunities across the aerospace, defence and conferences and events industries. He has a keen focus on customer service and ensuring that all interactions with Farnborough International are positive ones.
Prior to his joining Farnborough International, Gareth spent more than six years with Southampton Football Club, first as Chief Financial Officer before being promoted to Chief Executive in 2014. Under Gareth’s leadership Southampton FC saw a significant rise in turnover and considerable commercial success.
In 2015, Gareth was named ‘Director of the Year for Large Companies’ (London and South East) by the Institute of Directors.
Originally from Yorkshire, Gareth moved south to attend Southampton University. He is married with three children.