BOARD OF DIRECTORS
David Petricevic, Chief Financial Officer
David joined BIA in 2017 as Group Accountant and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2021. During his time at BIA he has provided assistance in the finance and accounts team, including extensive work in budgeting, financial reporting and analysis, payroll, business improvement and automation, and administration. Prior to joining BIA, David has previously worked in public practice, focusing on taxation and business advisory, and superannuation services for a wide variety of clients across multiple industries. He holds a Bachelor of Commerice with majors in Accounting and Finance, and is a CA.
Lachlan Harris, Engineering Manager
Lachlan joined BIA in 2021 as Engineering Manager. Lachlan has over 10 years civil engineering and project management experience, with more than half of that spent in the Broome area. Lachlan is responsible for planning and delivery of all landside and airside infrastrucutre projects.
Vincenzo Foti Cuzzola, Commercial Manager
Vincenzo joined BIA in 2018 as Commercial Officer and was promoted to Commercial Manager in 2021. During his time at BIA he has been responsible for the Commercial Activities of the the Airport including leasing, agreements, pricing, retail and administration. Vincenzo has been a Chartered Accountant since 2014 and has previously worked in banking, consulting and accounting.
Mark Pittard, Heliport Manager
As Manager of the BIA Heliport Precinct, Mark Pittard is responsible for all aspects of Heliport Operations and meeting the Oil and Gas Industry requirements. Broome Heliport is a world class facility dedicated to the safe movement of Oil and Gas employees by heavy helicopter from mainland Australia to offshore facilities in the Browse Basin. With up to 23 highly trained staff the Passenger Processing Facility is the busiest Heliport in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2017/18 the Heliport managed more than 72,000 Oil and Gas passengers. Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the Aviation Industry performing various roles including Aircraft Avionics Engineer, Electronic Missions Coordinator - Border Force, and National Check and Trainer Aircrew- Special Missions. Mark has served in leadership positions with AirFlite Engineering, British Aerospace, and Cobham Special Missions. Mark joined BIA in 2014.
Ben Bexley, Operations Manager
Ben Bexley is Operations Manager at BIA looking after airside aerodrome operations, security screening, mechanical teamm and safety officers. Ben has a customer service back ground and worked at Townsville Airport as a safety officer. Ben joined BIA originally in 2012 and, after a stint in Townsville, re-joined the team in 2014.