Joyce F. Carter, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D President & CEO
Joyce Carter is President and Chief Executive Officer of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA). Joyce joined HIAA in 1999, and since then she has been integral in HIAA’s growth and development, becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2006, Chief Strategy Officer in 2008, and President & CEO in 2014.
Ms. Carter is a board member of the Airports Council International (ACI) World Governing Board and is Vice Chair of the Canadian Airports Council, and currently serves as Board Member and past President of the Board of Directors for the Atlantic Canada Airports Association. She also proudly serves as a member of Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors.
She is past Chairwoman of the Halifax Gateway Council, a public/private group formed to pursue multi-modal transportation opportunities in the region, and served as a Board Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia for nine years. She also served as Board Member and Vice Chair of the Waterfront Development Corporation Ltd (now Develop Nova Scotia) for the past eight years.
Ms. Carter has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University and is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia. In 2012, she was awarded the prestigious designation of Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA). She obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designation in 2015, and was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEO’s by Atlantic Business Magazine in 2017 and 2018.