Jonathan Counsell

Head of Environment


Jonathon was appointed BA’s Head of Environment in December 2007 with responsibility for developing and implementing BA’s strategy on all issues relating to the Environment including Climate Change, Air Quality, Noise and Waste.

Previously to this appointment Jonathon was Head of T5 Development where he was responsible for ensuring that the BA investment of £330m in T5 was built on-time, on-budget and on-specification. This infrastructure was successfully completed and handed to the Heathrow Operation in November 2007. 

He joined the airline in October 1999 where he was appointed General Manager of Procurement Strategy with responsibility for developing and implementing the strategy to deliver BA's Procurement function to best practice performance.

Prior to British Airways he worked in a number of positions in the airline industry most recently as Head of Strategy at Air New Zealand which included responsibilities for developing the airline's network and alliance strategy.

Jonathon is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College and has an MBA from INSEAD. He is married with two young children and is a very keen sportsman and particularly enjoys cycling, triathlon and skiing.