As the President of Emirates Airline, Sir Tim Clark is a driving force behind the global success of the airline. Joining the founding team in 1985 as the Head of Airline Planning, Sir Tim's visionary leadership and strategic acumen have been instrumental in transforming Emirates into a global giant in the aviation industry.
With a career spanning over three decades in the airline industry, Sir Tim has earned a reputation as a talented route planner. Prior to his tenure at Emirates, he built his expertise at Gulf Air, where he was recruited from Caledonian Airways. He has also held the prestigious position of Managing Director of Sri Lankan Airlines until 2008, further showcasing his extensive industry experience and leadership capabilities.
Sir Tim's educational background includes a degree in Economics from London University, UK, and he is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the aviation industry with an honorary doctorate from the University of Middlesex and an honorary degree from the Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University, both in the UK.
Sir Tim's unwavering commitment to excellence, strategic vision, and deep understanding of the aviation industry have been pivotal in driving Emirates' growth and success on a global scale. His leadership has been instrumental in establishing Emirates as one of the world's leading airlines, and he continues to be a respected figure in the aviation community.