AMP Capital hires Europe airports head from MAG

02 January 2020 - 12:00 am UTC

AMP Capital has hired Graeme Ferguson from Manchester Airports Group’s (MAG) as an investment director in the asset management team and head of airports for Europe.

Ferguson, who previously spent seven years at MAG, most recently as a corporate development director, joined AMP Capital in December 2019, according to his LinkedIn profile.

AMP Capital’s European airport portfolio is currently focused on the UK, where it owns Leeds Bradford Airport as well as 49% stakes in Newcastle Airport and Luton Airport. It also has stakes in Melbourne and Launceston airports in Australia.

Singapore-based Damian Stanley is the head of AMP Capital’s Global Airports Group. The Sydney-headquartered investor has targeted airports in other markets including India, where it has expressed interest in the privatisation of six airports.

Ferguson worked as head of legal and a board director of London Stansted Airport between 2012 and 2013. Previously he was a senior counsel at infrastructure services company Amey and a lawyer in the infrastructure group of Allen & Overy, where he started his career.

AMP Capital did not respond to a request for comment. A spokesperson for MAG confirmed that Ferguson left the company but declined to give details on any replacement in his role.

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