Craig RichmondFormer CEO at Airport Authority
Craig Richmond is the former CEO and President of Vancouver Airport Authority.
Craig retired in June 2020, having spent more than two decades at YVR. He joined Vancouver Airport Authority in 1995 and held various operational roles, including Manager, Airside Operations and Vice President, Operations. He then worked as CEO of seven global airports for Vantage Airport Group, returning to YVR in July 2013 to take on the role of President & CEO. During his tenure as President & CEO, he led the team to achieve a wide range of major milestones: ushering in a new Strategic Plan that set a course for achieving rapid passenger and airline growth, developing YVR’s ambitious 20-year future roadmap, overseeing the creation of the historic Musqueam Indian Band – YVR Airport Sustainability and Friendship Agreement and leading the team to receive the Skytrax Best Airport in North America award for ten years in a row—something no other airport has ever done.