Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

Future Directions for Global Aviation: the Qantas View

Gareth Evans, CEO, Qantas International and Freight

3rd May 2017  02:00 pm - 03:00 pm By invitation only

Venue: by Invite only this will require RSVP at the request of Qantas, media reporting of the seminar is not permitted.

Bio: Gareth Evans became CEO, Qantas International and Freight in March 2015. He was previously the Qantas Group's Chief Financial Officer, a role he held for five years.  Mr Evans' portfolio as CFO included Finance,  Strategy, Treasury, IT, Procurement (including Fleet), Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and the Group's business transformation program.

His earlier roles with Qantas covered a range of areas, including financial operations, commercial and business analytics, major business change initiatives, scheduling, ticket pricing and revenue management, as well as readiness activities for the arrival of the Airbus A380.

Prior to joining Qantas Group in 1999, he held a number of corporate finance roles with Caltex Australia and KPMG in Australia and the UK.

Mr Evans is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Abstract: Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans will share the national carrier's view on the forces re-shaping the global aviation industry, including economic change, emerging alliances, and the impact of new  technologies. He will discuss the implications of these broader trends for Australia, and outline Qantas' strategy for a sustainable future after a period of transformation