Mr Brown commenced in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Perth Airport, the operator of Perth Airport, in July 2016. Mr Brown has been involved in operational and commercial roles in both hub and regional airports for more than 15 years in the UK and Australia. Prior to joining Perth Airport, Mr Brown held the position of Chief Executive Officer of North Queensland Airports, which operate Cairns and Mackay Airports, where he was responsible for implementing a growth strategy for both airports. Mr Brown also spent nine years with the British Airport Authority (BAA), and was Managing Director at Edinburgh International Airport. In 2017, Mr Brown was appointed to the Tourism Western Australia Board and is also a Council Member for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia and Freight and Logistics Council of WA.