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Lyell Strambi


Appointed 1 December 2019


Mr Strambi has a wealth of experience in the aviation sector both in Australia and abroad, spanning 40 years. 

In June 2022, Lyell concluded his tenure as CEO and Managing Director of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC). Having been appointed in September 2015, during his time at APAC he was responsible for the operation and development of both the Melbourne and Launceston airports and for overseeing a direct workforce of 300 staff and assets valued in excess of $10 billion.

Prior to his role at APAC, Lyell was the Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Airways Domestic, a role he held for three years following four years as the airline’s Group
Executive Operations. Between 2001 and 2008 Lyell was based in London, working in senior roles at Virgin Atlantic that included Executive Director — Airline Services and followed by six years as Chief Operating Officer.

Lyell is a Graduate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Australian Institute of Management.

As a Director, Lyell has held positions with APAC, StarTrack Express, Traveland and Southern Cross Distribution Systems and was President of the Royal Flying Doctors SE.