Debra Barber MD and Chief Operating Officer of Cardiff Wales Airport flies in to the Caerphilly Business Forum Breakfast event on the 18th January 2017.

The CBF is delighted to welcome Debra as our guest speaker to our First Breakfast event of 2017 being held at Llancaiach Fawr, in Nelson.

The cost of the event is £12.00 for members and £15.00 for non-members includes breakfast rolls.

To book please click on the Eventbrite link below:


Debra Barber, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer - Cardiff Airport


Debra Barber joined Cardiff Airport as Operations Director in May 2012 following a successful career with the Royal Air Force.

Having joined the military in 1984, she spent the first ten years working in and around RAF airfields as an Air Traffic Controller before retiring as Group Captain and Air Traffic Management Force Commander, responsible for all RAF air traffic units in the UK and around the world after 28 years’ service.

She held the position of interim Managing Director from September 2014 – December 2015, during which time the Airport saw a significant growth in passenger numbers, a new airline base, new services and successful delivery of major events plus further improvements to the terminal and airfield operations. She is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.



Cardiff Airport photo by Ben Salter .