Terry YeomansRead more
Programme Director for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™). Commenced business aviation career in 1984 with McAlpine Aviation based at Luton Airport, stayed with the GEC Marconi owned MAGEC Aviation becoming Flight Operations and Charter Sales Manager with responsibilities for the day to day ground operations of the London based award winning FBO.
Prior to joining the IS-BAH™ Programme for IBAC worked for Air Routing International / Rockwell Collins as Manager Ground Operations Standards & Development (Europe/North Africa) responsible for coordination and supervision (ground logistics) of ad-hoc business aviation flights operating to and from the UK’s various airports for a major International flight service company.
Wide range of exposure over the years to all levels of activities from suppliers to end users including Head of State. Former industry association representative at a number of high level meetings including those connected with the planning for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Regular attendee at International business aviation events making a number of presentations. Council member and previous deputy Chairman for the British Business & General Aviation Association (BBGA), past Chair of the EBAA Airport Handling and Ground Operations Committee (AHGOC) and council member (and Treasurer) of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).
Richard KoeRichard Koe is Managing Director of WINGX Advance GmbH.Read more
WINGX, based in Germany and founded in 2011, provides Business Intelligence tools for the global private jet market. These tools combine a wide range of market data and our customers’ own records, to create performance dashboards which highlight competitive positioning, support decision making and enhance business development.
Their customers span the entire industry supply chain, from airports, ground-handling companies, operators and manufacturers to industry investors and financial analysts.
Richard has a long track record of successful roles in generating sales, building business partnerships, and defining and implementing business strategy.
As well as his tenure in the business aviation industry, spanning investment, operations and sales, Richard has held senior roles in the consulting, telecom and manufacturing industries.
Richard holds a Bachelor degree from Oxford University and a Masters degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Tobias KonikTobias is the founder and CEO of FCC Aviation. He heads a multilingual team of experienced regulatory compliance specialists whose mission is to protect airlines and business jet operators from the increasing number of European aviation tax regulations. The company does this by taking over the compliance process from start to finish. FCC Aviation prides itself on acting as a single point of contact for compliance with 11 different aviation tax schemes in 7 countries. In the past, Tobias has lived in various countries and cities. He is fluent in English, German and French and holds a Masters Degree in Economics.Read more
Laura PieralliniLaura Pierallini is the founder and name partner of the Italian aviation law firm Studio Pierallini.Read more
She spent several years in the legal and tax department of Arthur Andersen and then was the managing partner of the international law firm Coudert Brothers in Rome from 2001 to 2005.
She is a professor of Commercial Law and Director of the Executive Master in Air Transport Law at the LUISS School of Law of Rome.
Ms. Pierallini has practised aviation law since 1988, providing expert advice to clients across the whole of the international aviation sector, including aircraft finance and leasing, anti-trust and regulatory advice, litigation and dispute resolution, employment and corporate issues. Her clientele includes Italian and foreign airlines, manufacturers, lessors, financiers, airports, handlers and travel agents.
Ms. Pierallini was recognised lawyer of the year 2019 (aviation - regulatory) and Thought Leader of Aviation (2018 and 2019) by Who’s Who Legal Expert Guide. She was shortlisted as Best Aviation Lawyer for the Europe Women in Business Law Awards in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Ms. Pierallini regularly attends and organises conferences on aviation, delivering speeches and moderating panels at various Italian and international symposia, in particular organised by IATA, EALA, EAC, IBA, EBAA and LUISS.
She is a committee member of the European Air Law Association and a member of the International Aviation Womens Association and the European Aviation Club.
She is also author of many national and international publications on aviation, tourism and commercial law.
Robert BaltusRobert Baltus' aviation experience spans nearly 20 years advising and supporting senior management and executive Boards of a variety of aviation related companies. He has worked for aircraft management, fractional and charter operators and has built strong relationships with the leading business aviation companies in the industry. A business aviation specialist, Baltus is experienced in start-ups, fleet selection, training and strategic change management. He has a business management degree from HES Amsterdam, an MSc in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University and is a commercial pilot rated on the 737.Read more
Arthur ThomasEver since he was young, Arthur developed and nourished a passion for aviation which to this day provides him with his greatest source of inspiration. After completing his studies in international Law and Air Transport management, Arthur landed in Brussels where he endeavored to develop a comprehensive data strategy for the European Business Aviation Association.Read more
Over the years, he has overseen the analysis of many different forms of aviation datapoints, working in partnership with many different internal and external stakeholders.
In his role of Market & Business Intelligence Manager, Arthur Thomas is perhaps one of the industries’ leading experts on business aviation and it’s impact on society and communities. Outside of his work in Business Aviation, Arthur is also official “air and space painter” in the French Air Forces.
Bruce ParryBruce Parry is an experienced in sustainability and environmental affairs professional and has worked in the aviation industry for twenty years. He is senior environment manager for the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and environment director for the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). He represents business aviation on a variety levels including as the UN Observer at ICAO’s CAEP on behalf of IBAC.Read more
Parry has gained experience through working for both Airbus and Bombardier and has a background in environmental engineering management, environmental factors in aircraft product development, corporate social responsibility and sustainability and contributed to the development of the original Business Aviation Commitment on Climate Change (BACCC). He holds a Bachelor of Science in environmental quality and resource management from University of the West of England.
Renny CichellaRenny joined Globaljet in 2016 and holds the position of Director of Ground Operations for Luxembourg, Austria and Isle of Man as well as Heading the Operations Control Center in Geneva, Switzerland where he currently lives. Previously, he worked for 5 years in Vistajet as Operations Control Center Manager and before that in Netjets Europe in the International Planning department in Portugal. Previous to that, Renny worked as a volunteer rescuer in the Venezuelan Civil Defence. Born in Caracas, Venezuela and graduated as a commercial pilot from Flight Safety Academy in Vero Beach Florida.Read more
Aija VeisaWith pleasure working and representing modern Business Aviation Center in Riga, Latvia – winner of Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award, IS-BAH Stage II certified, opened 2015.Read more
FBO RIGA Business Aviation complex facilities consist of Boutique Business Aviation Terminal, heated hangar 8400 sq.m accomodating 5 BBJ’s or 9 Gulfstream 550, providing full spectr of aircraft ground handling services, passenger handling and crew accomodation.
Started aviation career in 1994 at Riga International Airport. Long and productive working experience from entry level till Deputy Director of Ground Handling department till 2010.
Continued with challenging Ground Handling start-up projects in outstations - Tallinn, Munich, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Stuttgart together with Havas Europe.
Carmen AquileraCarmen Aguilera is serving the European GNSS Agency (GSA) since 2009. She is Head of Section for Operational Market Development in charge of Safety Critical Applications at the GSA. She has over 15 years experience in the aerospace sector with focus on research and innovation in the downstream market. She is in charge of bringing EGNOS and Galileo to their aviation, maritime and rail transport users, fostering new applications, research and development and business growth for EU industry. In the field of aviation, she is supporting airports and airspace user to bring EGNOS and Galileo on board, and collect their user needs to improve the services offered by the satellites.Read more
Before joining GSA, she worked as a technology and strategy consultant in the aerospace, transport, and IT technology industry. She holds a Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Seville.
Belarmino Gonçalves Paradela
Belarmino Gonçalves ParadelaSenior Manager in charge of the Economic and Operational activities at EBAA.Read more
Graduate in Economics and Management Sciences.
Started at EBAA in 2008 since has been in charge of several files for the association including: the safety and the implementation of the new EASA legislation, the economic operations and studies conducted by the association, the SESAR project and its demonstration sessions including access to airports via LPV, the industry standards including the development of the IS-BAH standard for FBOs. Finally the associated members and the various subcommittees including the one who is responsible for airport operations (AHGOC) who is the initiator of this convention.
Claire LeleuClaire Leleu is a senior forecaster at EUROCONTROL --the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation--. She runs the STATFOR department (Statistics and Forecast) since 2012 and is responsible for the delivery of “objective” air traffic forecasts for every state in Europe, and beyond.Read more
Miss Leleu joined worked from 2001, as a consultant for EUROCONTROL, developing complexity metrics in Air Traffic Capacity management domain that are now applied to benchmark Air Control Centres in Europe by the Performance Review bodies.
In 2008, she was appointed as a forecaster at EUROCONTROL Network Manager, delivering various market analyses and statistics to the Air Traffic Management community. She became an expert in air traffic forecasts and is then involved in various publications, including the “Challenges of Growth” studies.
Miss Leleu graduated from Paris-IX Dauphine University with Ph.D in Applied Mathematics. She is a member of the Dauphine University Alumni, the Royal Statistical Society and involved in the Forum for European Aerospace Market Analysis.
She is based at EUROCONTROL headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.
Anna SerezhkinaMs. Anna Serezhkina graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 2001. After that she worked for several commercial structures, including one of the Russian major airline and airport operator. Besides Ms. Serezhkina has for several years been employed by legal firms where she was responsible for project development in the field transport operation and infrastructure, including private public partnership projects.Read more
Ms. Serezhkina is the founder of several conferences and forums, among them “Transport Law as Instrument for Realization of Transport Strategy for the Period till 2030”, “Regional Business Aviation Forum”, “Air Law Conference”, “ Human Factor in Civil Aviaition: Management, Law, Technics”, practical workshop “Flight Safety. Fuel Safety”, “Baltic Business Aviation Forum”, Conference agend at RUBAE Exhibition, etc.
In 2013 Ms. Serezhkina received a Ph.D grade with specialization on philosophy of technics.
Ms. Serezhkina joined RUBAA in 2009 and since then was unanimously elected as the Executive Director by RUBAA General meeting each year.
Miles ThomasMiles Thomas has been based at Farnborough Airport since 2007, following previous positions with NATS (ATC) at the London Area Control Center in Hampshire, and in operations at London Gatwick based airlines.Read more
In his role as Environment Manager, the UK’s only private airport dedicated exclusively to business aviation, Miles has responsibility for running a certifed Environment Management System that encompasses all aspects of environmental impact, including: energy use, emissions to air, land and water, waste management and noise minimisation.
Addressing direct environmental impact has been a key focal area for Miles. The challenges of a developing business and site, planning appeals, public consultation and airspace changes have required constant development in the Airport’s approach to operational procedures, training, communication and technology usage, all while working towards becoming the first business airport in the world to demonstrate net zero carbon, achieved in 2018.
Marilyn BastinMarylin has been working on various technical and operational positions in the ATM world since 2002. In 2016, she became the head of Environment and Procedure Design at skeyes, formerly Belgocontrol, the Belgian Air Navigation Service Provider. Her team is responsible of the implementation of the Belgian Performance Based Navigation Strategy publishing flight procedures for 6 airports in Belgium and for 1 airport in Luxembourg.Read more
Vanessa RullierVanessa is Senior Manager, Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Special Projects at EBAA. She joined the Association more than 5 years. She is the focal point for all ATM-related matters, including the deployment of satellite-based approaches in Europe, which is of key importance to EBAA’s members. Previously, she worked as Manager, Regulatory and Social Affairs for CANSO’s European office, the trade association for Air Navigation Services providers.Read more
Stephane De Wolf
Stephane De WolfStéphane represents the International Business Aviation Council and more specifically the IS-BAO programme in Europe and neighbouring regions. Based in Brussels, he's the connector between IBAC and the various stakeholders such as EASA, NAAs, operators, industry associations, etc.Read more
His overall aviation experience spans many different facets of the industry for nearly three decades (e.g. flight and ground operations, industry standards, NAA oversight and rule-making, unmanned aviation, maintenance, flight training, aerial work) and this year marks his 20th anniversary in business aviation. Among the various roles he held: cabin crew, flight crew, dispatcher, ramp coordinator, safety and compliance manager, lead auditor, trainer, etc. Stéphane has been involved in SMS and IS-BAO implementation support and auditing since 2005, and in IS-BAH since the inception of the programme in 2014. Before joining IBAC, he served on the IS-BAO Auditors Advisory Group and the IS-BAO Standards Board.
Stéphane also holds various certificates related to safety, risk and management from USC and ICHEC Business School, and is a trained aircraft accident investigator. If you need to quickly catch a train or a plane after the show, don’t ask him about his ongoing research project on SMS in small organisations at Lund University because he’s quite passionate and talkative about the topic (probably better to chat, call or e-mail at some other time).
Tom ParsonsAs commercial development manager for low carbon Tom is responsible for Air BP’s low carbon strategy, and the sourcing and supply of sustainable aviation fuel.Read more
Tom joined BP as a research chemist in 2008, working on the development and scale-up of technologies including BP’s Fischer-Tropsch process.
He has since held business development and strategy roles in technology licensing, BP’s Fuels businesses and in Downstream commercial development. He also led BP’s Advanced Bio Products team at its inception before joining Air BP in 2017.
Tom holds a Master’s degree and D.Phil in Chemistry from the University of Oxford. Outside of work he enjoys coaching his son’s rugby team as well as playing the trumpet in a local jazz band.
About Air BP
As the aviation division of BP, Air BP is one of the world’s leading suppliers of aviation fuel products and services. We have been investing in the aviation industry for over 90 years to keep people flying safely around the world. We supply around 6.6 billion gallons of aviation fuel a year; fuelling over 6,000 flights a day at over 800 locations in more than 55 countries - that's more than four planes a minute.
Our customers include commercial airlines, the military, business and private aircraft owners, airports and airfield operators. We have a wide range of services to support our fuel offer including the design, build and operation of fuelling facilities, technical consultancy and training, low carbon solutions, the Sterling Card for efficient general aviation refuelling and innovative digital platforms to increase efficiency and reduce risk.
Dave EdwardsHaving worked in the aviation charter industry since he graduated with a degree in Transport Management, Dave’s career has taken him through all areas of the sector, starting in FBOs and moving through flight operations and maintenance into senior executive roles with leading international airlines.Read more
He has led businesses through periods of extensive growth both regionally and internationally as well as in diversifying into different service areas, including charter, aircraft maintenance, ground handling and passenger airline and cargo broking.
Dave recently returned to the UK from the Middle East where he was Executive Vice President of Qatar Airways’ business jet division, following fifteen years in a number of senior management roles at Gama Aviation; as Managing Director, Middle East and Asia and Group General Manager. Since May 2016 Dave has been a director and shareholder at Synergy Aviation Ltd and sits on the boards of another three companies in the aviation industry.
Dave has, through his various companies, been a member of The Air Charter Association since 1998 and in 2010 was elected as the youngest ever Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. In addition he is a member of the RAF Club, the Royal Aero Club, the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and the Air League – displaying remarkable narrow-mindedness when it comes to hobbies. When not playing with aeroplanes he continues to pretend he can play both the trumpet and golf.
Adina SzőnyiRead more
- 2012 – present: Working at EASA as
- Team member of the EASA Ground Handling Team
- Project manager of several rulemaking tasks in Air Operations and Aircrew
- Focal point for implementation of the NCC rules and IS-BAO endorsement by EASA
- Focal point for the transposition of ICAO Annex 6 into the Air Ops regulation
- Focal point for the consolidated EASA Easy Access Rules for Air Operations
- 2004-2012: Worked for 2 airline operators in Romania and Qatar as
- Ground Operations policies and procedures specialist
- Dangerous goods instructor
- Emergency response planner
- 1999-2003: Worked for a cultural NGO centred on the concept of Central Europe and Euro-regional policies and programmes
- Studies: MA in English language and literature
- 2012 – present: Working at EASA as
Marc PietersDirector Quality Health Safety Environment and Aircraft Security Europe at Jet Aviation AG – Based in GenevaRead more
He is overseeing QHSE on two Base maintenance sites in Europe and 20 FBO between EU / MEA and APAC
He is also Aviation Accident Expert Investigator, Safety Officer, Trainer, Auditor, IS BAH-Board Member and additionally panelist in Safety Conference.
He combines more than 30 years’ experience between Aircraft Maintenance / Quality / HSE
He was Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Line and Base on DC 8, DC 10, A300, A310, A 320
He was engineer in Part 21 G manufacturing and technical support
He moved to the shadow side of aviation in 1998 and went to Quality
He was Quality and HSE Manager in various MRO in France, then QHSE Aviation Consultant in Africa (2005-2012), QHSE Manager at Bombardier Amsterdam (2012-2014) and was recruited by Jet Aviation in 2014.
Mike RyanWith over 25 years’ experience in the aviation industry, Mike heads up the Victor Commercial and Flight Operations team. He is responsible for the contractual and operational processes for Victor members, sourcing the best Operators, prices, advising on aircraft types and ensuring the flight meets member expectations, managing our supplier aircraft operators. Following a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mike worked in the oil industry and then moved into aviation, designing flight controls, with Fairey Aviation. He spent 15 years with British Aerospace selling and leasing aircraft on the 146 Programme. In 2004 he became the Marketing Director at a private aircraft operator, and in 2006 he set up One Charter, an operator taking advantage of the new markets created by the Very Light Jets. He has been with Victor since its inception and proviRead more
Joel HencksJoel HENCKS is the Managing Director of AeroEx GmbH, an aviation consulting company basedRead more
in Switzerland offering a wide range of services to both commercial and non-commercial
With several decades of experience in many sectors of the aviation industry, AeroEx support
their customers in the implementation and realization of international aviation requirements,
Safety Management Systems, compliance monitoring and auditing. AeroEx additionally
provides workshops and seminars on a variety of aviation-related topics to management
personal and employees of the aviation industry.
Since 2006, Joel Hencks is a member of the EASA rulemaking group OPS.001 and was chairing
the EASA OPS Review Group 02. These working groups developed the Implementing Rules Air
Operations for Europe. Since 2012 Joel Hencks is also member of the EASA Rulemaking Groups
Flight & Duty Time for Air Taxi and SMS Cross Domain.
In 2016 Joel Hencks has been appointed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
to participate in an Industry Study Group on Operational Safety Data (SIMS-OSD-ISG).
Furthermore, Joel Hencks is an avocational lecturer for Aviation Regulation, Safety
Management Systems and Compliance Monitoring at the Center for Aviation Competence
(CFAC-HSG), University of St.Gallen and the Steinbeis University Berlin.
Joel Hencks is a professional pilot. He flew for different airlines, air ambulances and on demand
air charter operators.
Beside his airline transport licence, he is holding a technical degree in electronics and is an
International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) accredited auditor.
Laura CasatiLaura Casati is a One Young World ambassador and passionate about aviation, working as an online marketing manager for GlobeAir, Europe's leading private jet operator in the VLJ segment. She holds an MA in Global Sales & Marketing and has been working in digital marketing for five years. Laura is engaged in sustainability both in private and at work as an active member of GlobeAir's brand-new CSER project "#WeArePlanetA".Read more
Charlotte PruvotCharlotte PRUVOT is Air Climate and Energy officer at Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA).Read more
Charlotte is experienced in sustainable development and climate risks in the air transport in which she has worked for the last 7 years.
The major part of Charlotte’s tasks is to enforce the climate strategies of her company (ACA) which manage both commercial and business aviation airports.
Moreover she is in charge of energy management system and GHG mapping and reductions
She holds a Master’s degree in climate risks, sustainable development and health from Nice University.
Aleksander GoszczyckiIT and Cyber Security expert with focus on social and business processes. Alek has over 20 years of experience in delivering complex IT solutions, government oriented perspective on cyber as well as project management and change management in large organisations. Alek Goszczycki is today in position of managing director of Defence department at Matic. Matic team is devoted to improve government security in cyberspace, implement available technologies to protect critical infrastructure and public safety.Read more
Charlotte RendleCharlotte joined RDC to help shape the company’s approach to the market and build on the success of their data productsRead more
Charlotte is an experienced and focused Sales and Marketing professional with 20 years’ experience in strategy, new business development, lead generation and contract management & negotiation.
Charlotte has developed and implemented B2B/B2C sales channels within the airport /airline technology sector for several years.
She is now responsible for all strategic partnerships and Data services across both Commercial and general aviation, globally.
Charlotte has a BA from Huddersfield University, a CIMA Accounting and Finance qualification and speaks French.
James MoretonJames has worked in the aviation insurance industry since 1983 and has worked for various Lloyd’s of London broking houses. Specialising in the General Aviation sector of the insurance industry, he handles the insurance needs of a worldwide client base ranging from individuals executive jet/helicopter owners to managed fleets/AOC Holders along with MRO, FBO and Airport Owners and Operators. He joined Hayward Aviation (part of Arthur J Gallagher (UK) Limited) in 2009 and is a Client Executive Director. James is also a Board Member of the BBGA (British Business & General Aviation Association), attends the BBGA Operations Working Group and Corporate Aviation Safety Executive meetings and is a member of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots.Read more
Pawel KrukCo-founder & CEO of Leon Software - scheduling software for aviation. With over 15 years of experience in the aviation industry, both as a dispatcher and business aviation pilot, Paweł currently focuses on the business aspect of software development."Read more
Giulia MauriGiulia Mauri has more than 20 years’ experience in advising national and international clients on all aspects of aviation and transport- related transactions, including asset- finance and leasing, regulatory issues, carrier’s liability and litigation matters. She also acts as a mediator and is the co-founder of Mediation4Aviation, a mediation platform dedicated to the aviation industry. Giulia co-chairs the European and Legal Affairs Committee of the European Business Aviation Association and is an active member of the Industry Affairs Group of the European Regions Airline Association. She is recommended by Who’s Who Legal for Aviation and is considered a leading individual in Aviation by Legal500.Read more
Dan HolianDuring a twenty year career in Business Aviation Dan has worked for several companies in many different roles from aircraft ramp handling, aircraft operations, aircraft fuelling and all aspects of a busy VIP ground handling company. His experience was rewarded with a role as Airside Operations Manager when he returned to Harrods Aviation 7 years ago, leading to his move to Head of Operations.Read more
In his current role he has oversight of Harrods Aviation LTN and STN FBO operations, and has developed operational relationships with airport authorities, regulators, equipment providers and national safety organisations. These include work groups within the BBGA and participating in several safety platforms. He was heavily involved in the Harrods Aviation IS-BAH accreditation process.
Pekka HietanenEuropean Commission in 1998 after studying law and economics in Finland. He started his work in the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development, before moving to Luxembourg where he worked for Court of Auditors and Court of Justice. As from 2006 he worked again in the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development. In 2013 he moved to DG Taxation and Customs Union to work with transit and customs status issues. He started his current job as policy officer in DG Mobility and Transport in October 2014. He works in unit E.1 "Aviation Policy” and is responsible for public service obligations in air transport and ground handling.Read more
Manon WoitellierYoung dynamic French business lady , Manon Woitellier, graduated with a master’s degree in Air Transportation Management at ENAC.Read more
She started from scratch as an assistant in business aviation 6 years ago and successfully advanced to become the Europe Sales Manager for Jetex. Manon is now leading a team based in Paris that take care of all European customers. She has become an expert on the European business aviation market after years of acquiring knowledge from ground operations and strategic management.
When asked about where she would see herself in 10 years’ time, Manon replied, “Still in business aviation, but not only at the European level!”
Pavel PtacekPavel Ptacek is Advanced Scientist in research and development at Honeywell Aerospace. He has been working on research and development of new operational and technical navigation solutions since 2012. Before joining Honeywell, he was with Brno University of Technology where graduated with Ph.D. focusing on GNSS performance evaluation for area navigation applications. Pavel is working as principal investigator and project manager in R&D and is technical lead of Precision Guidance group within Advanced Technology Europe.Read more
Paolo SommarivaRead more
Paolo is co-founder of FL3XX, an innovative solution for business charter and brokers that delivers complete, automated workflows for all team members and managers.
With over 25 years of experience in technology as well as several in private aviation, Paolo has a vision to open the market to the wider world of travel by leveraging technology. He strives to live in a word filled with innovation, where great talents turn disruptive ideas into realities and people collaborate and focus to get things done.
Prior to FL3XX, Paolo founded the first seaplane airline service in the southern Italian islands and later a regional airline in northern Italy. He has extensive operations, finance and technology experience, gained in large corporations such as General Electric, startups such as Virgilio.it, and Venture Capital firms such as Syntek. Paolo also actively advises companies in the fields of greentech, fintech and avtech.
Adam PoultonAdam has been working as a fuel efficiency consultant for eight years, currently on behalf of Jeppesen and Boeing and previously for ETS Aviation. He supports airlines with utilising proprietary data analytics software to monitor their operational efficiency and to track, report and reduce their carbon emissions. Previously Adam worked in Business Aviation for 14 years, holding senior operations management roles with NetJets Europe, NetJets Aviation and other aircraft management companies. Adam started his career in the Royal Air Force in air traffic control with his introduction to VIP operations coming from planning flights for the British royal family.Read more
Stuart DonnellyStuart Mobility Donnelly has dedicated his career to bringing positive disruption to the mobility eco system. Today it is all about how flexibility combined with digitalisation and the concept of mobility as a service (Maas) can bring change to how we have owned and managed our personal and corporate mobility for the last decades. In the last two decades it was about changing the way that global fleets sourced and managed their company car fleets through professionalising and optimising their global programs.Read more
Alongside his curiosity and ambition for how to develop and bring change to the mobility ecosystem, Donnelly has embraced all forms of social media to publicise his crusade for mobility alongside his responsibilities for Group Sales at Sixt across all sales channels for Europe and the US including bizAv.
Donnelly has made it his mission to make Sixt the bizAv industries number one choice for limousine and crew transport with Limousine and rent a car around the world. Sixt is at the forefront of digitally disrupting the bizAv industry to positively influence the customer experience and streamline the process all round.
Abdul CharafeddinWith almost 25 years of aviation and management experience, Abdul is responsible for UAS’ global development and sales efforts, as the company continuously innovate to create stronger connections between client requirements and UAS’ service offering. He manages global sales operations and sales force across four continental headquarters and regional offices worldwide. His specialties include sales forecasting and planning, turnaround and high growth strategies, B2B sales management, market development and expansions and contract negotiations.Read more
He works alongside the executive management team to set strategic direction for each of UAS’ market segments. The results have translated into an aggressive expansion of UAS’ global network to include offices in Johannesburg, Houston, Hong Kong, Dubai, Beijing, Lagos, and Nairobi, additional sales force in Europe, South East Asia and Latin America, and on-site airport supervisory support across Africa and China.
Abdul has expertise as a speaker, panelist and moderator on various international platforms and publications including the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, the International Operators Conference and Aviation Business Magazine.