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Joyce F. Carter


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.

She is past Chairwoman of the Halifax Gateway Council, a public/private group formed to pursue multi-modal transportation opportunities in the region. She serves as a member of Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors and is Chair of the Academic Affairs & Research Committee, Honorary Secretary and a member of their Executive and Audit Committees. Joyce is a Board Member of the Canadian Airports Council, as well as the Atlantic Canada Airports Association.  In addition, Joyce is a Board Member of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Joyce 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, Joyce was awarded the prestigious designation of Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA).