Profession: Chief, Division of Airport Technology
Company: BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
Edward P. “Ned” Carey serves as Chief for the Division of Airport Technology for the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA). In this position he is responsible for the management, oversight, procurement, budgeting and strategic planning for the following offices: Communications Systems, Technology Project Management, Infrastructure Services, Enterprise Services and Information Security Services.
Mr. Carey has over 30 years of experience in planning, development and management of airport projects. He began work at the MAA in 1984 as an aviation planner in the Office of Planning and Engineering and managed the MAA’s aviation planning group from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Carey has also served as a Senior Aviation Planner for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, where he was involved in the planning and development of a $2 billion capital program for both Reagan National and Dulles International Airports. In 1999, he returned to the MAA as Director of Aviation Noise and Abatement. In addition, Mr. Carey has served as Chief of Staff for the MAA, Deputy Executive Director for Technology & Community Affairs including overseeing the operation of Martin State Airport and as Chief Administrative Officer. Recently, Mr. Carey served as the Chief of Administration and Performance Management from 2015-2019. Mr. Carey is a graduate from the University of Maryland College Park with a degree in Urban Planning. Mr. Carey is a certified member of the American Association of Aviation Executives.