Press release

July 18, 2022

TORONTO, ONTARIO – Deborah Flint, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, today announced that Ian Clarke, the GTAA's Chief Financial Officer, will retire effective December 31, 2022. Mr. Clarke has served as CFO since 2017 and has been a force for growth and financial stewardship during his tenure. Mr. Clarke also served on the GTAA Board of Directors from 2012 to 2017 and Chaired its Audit Committee for one year. The GTAA will this month initiate the search process to replace Mr. Clarke.

Also retiring effective December 31, 2022 after 21 years at the GTAA is Pat Neville, Vice President of Airport Development and Technical Services. Mr. Neville oversaw the activation of Terminal 1 in addition to numerous other high-profile projects during his time at the organization. The GTAA will this month initiate the search process to replace Mr. Neville.

The GTAA thanks both Mr. Clarke and Mr. Neville for their contributions to the GTAA, including their commitment to smooth transitions to their successors, and wishes them the best in their well-deserved retirement.

About the Greater Toronto Airports Authority

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority is the operator of Toronto – Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport and a vital connector of people, businesses and goods. Toronto Pearson has been named “Best Large Airport in North America serving more than 40 million passengers” for five years in a row by Airports Council International (ACI), the global trade representative of the world’s airports. In recognition of its Healthy Airport program, ACI has also awarded Toronto Pearson the “Best hygiene measures in North America” award for two years running, and Toronto Pearson was the first Canadian airport to receive ACI’s global health accreditation for its response to COVID-19.

For our corporate twitter channel, please visit @PearsonComms. For operational updates and passenger information, please visit @TorontoPearson/@AeroportPearson on Twitter. You can also follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


GTAA Media Office | | (416) 776-3709