Tim May


Christchurch International Airport

Tim is the Chief Financial Officer at Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) having officially taken up this role in March of 2012. Tim began his career with Ernst & Young in London, obtaining his CA qualification during four years with the company in the UK. He then spent 18 months working within the Treasury Finance department of a UK bank in a role where he was responsible for control over dealing operations. Tim immigrated to New Zealand in 1995 and worked with Ernst & Young until commencing his role at CIAL. During his time at the Airport Tim has overseen the re-build and subsequent growth of the Airport beyond the post-quake period, encompassing unprecedented growth in passenger numbers, the acceleration of its property development program and recognition of the Airport’s contribution to the City, the South Island and New Zealand.