Chris Mills joined Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) in June 2014, and in October 2015 was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer. He leads a business which owns and operates the Gold Coast, Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach airports – each important drivers of the local economy. As CEO Chris is responsible for leading strategic initiatives to ensure the continued success of the group into the future. Chris will oversee significant investment in QAL airports in the coming years to deliver on the QAL vision - engaging customers, connecting communities, and exceptional experiences. Chris has a blend of financial and operational expertise, with over 25 years experience in various industries including tourism and leisure, property development and retail management. He has worked in in the private and public sectors in Australia and overseas, and is currently a board member of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.