Andrew McGinnes

Group Executive, Corporate Affairs at Qantas

Andrew McGinnes is the Group Executive for Corporate Affairs at Qantas. Andrew has over twenty years of experience in corporate communications and public relations.

Andrew began their career as a Publishing Officer at the Australian Council for Educational Research in 1999. Andrew then spent four years as a Communications Adviser for the Department of Infrastructure Victoria before joining the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games team as a Senior Communications Adviser.

In 2006, Andrew joined RoyceComm as a Strategy Director. Andrew then moved to Metlink as Communications Manager before taking on the role of Head of Corporate Relations at Jetstar Airways in 2011.

Andrew joined Qantas in August 2012 and has been in their current role for over eight years. In this role, they are responsible for leading Qantas' corporate affairs team and overseeing all aspects of the company's communications, including media relations, issues management, and stakeholder engagement.

Andrew McGinnes has a BA in Media Studies from RMIT University.

Andrew McGinnes works with Vanessa Hudson - Chief Financial Officer, Andrew Finch - General Counsel and Group Executive, Office of the CEO, and Stephanie Tully - Chief Customer Officer. Their manager is Alan Joyce, CEO.



  • Group Executive, Corporate Affairs

    August, 2021 - present

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