Gary Chapman

President (Group Services & dnata),Emirates Group

Gary Chapman (ACA–New Zealand) has been a key member of the management team for over two decades.

In his current role-President (Group Services & dnata), Emirates Group-he is responsible for the global operations of dnata, the leading air services provider with businesses in 38 countries as well as a number of other associated company businesse swith in the Emirates Group.

He is also responsible for the support functions of the Emirates Group (Finance, IT, Internal Audit, Human Resources, Medical Services, Legal, Insurance, Performance Development).Gary is Chairman of Maritime and Mercantile International LLC, Sirocco LLC and dnata Singapore Pte Ltd. He is a member of the board of directors for Emirates Flight Catering Co. LLC, Emirates CAE Flight Training, Premier Inn Hotels LLC and dnata’s overseas ground handling operations.

Prior to joining the Emirates Group in 1989, Gary spent 12 years with a prominent Arab trading company involved in construction and the provision of support services to the oil industry.

He had been posted to the Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Paris and Houston.