Sir Rod Eddington is a former chief executive of British Airways plc.
He was formerly director of Hakluyt's international advisory board The Holdingham Group Advisory Board (from 2005-2008) , Non-executive Director of Allco Finance Group Ltd. (now in liquidation) until 26 May 2009 and Rio Tinto Group until 5 May 2011.
Eddington was Director of News Ltd. (now News Corp Australia) from 1998 until 2000, Chairman of Ansett Holdings Ltd. and Director of Ansett Australia Ltd., Ansett Australia Holdings Ltd and was the Chief Executive of British Airways plc from 2000 until his retirement on 30 September 2005.
- University of Western Australia
- D Phil in the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford University
- Awarded the Rhodes Scholar in 1974