Supervisory Board

  • Barry Perrott, Executive Chairman
    • Over 35 years experience in the aviation industry. 25 years in British Airways in various senior management positions in strategy, planning, sales and marketing. 8 year period as CEO of British European (now flybe). Consultant to Dart Group Plc. on establishment of Jet2.
  • Jochen Schnadt, Managing Director
    • Over 12 years experience in the aviation industry. 10 years experience in Eurocontrol. Masters Degree in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University. Co-founder, former COO and JAR-Postholder for Jetmagic.
  • Terry Liddiard, Non-Executive Director
    • Over 35 years experience in the aviation industry. Founded Manx Airlines in 1982, in 1995 80% of operation formed a British Airways franchise agreement under British Regional Airlines. Company floated on London Stock Exchange in 1998. Retired as CEO in 2001 as BA purchased the entire company to form part of BA CitiExpress.
  • Ian Woodley, Non-Executive Director
    • Over 25 years experience in the aviation industry. Senior roles with Danair, BAC and Euroair Transport. Founded Business Air (now bmi Regional) in 1987. Director of British Regional Airlines prior to sale to British Airways in 2001.
  • Ted Murphy, Director
    • Commercial airline pilot with over 35 years experience. Captain with various airlines including Aer Lingus. Former President of International Federation of Airline Pilots Association and Irish Airline Pilots Association. Senior official with ICAO. Former Head of Flight Operations and JAR-Postholder with Jetmagic.
  • Robert Sturman, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
    • Managing Director of IML Air Couriers 1984-1986. Director of Finance for Yellow Advertiser Newspaper Group Plc. 1987-1989. Former Director of Regional Airports Limited which acquired Biggin Hill and Southend Airports. Former CEO of BWA Group 1990-2000.
  • Jim Nides, Non-Executive Director
    Vice President, Flight Operations and Maintenance, ExpressJet Airlines, US.

    • Over 25 years experience in the aviation industry. With ExpressJet Airlines, US, since July 1998. Vice President of Flight Operations for Express Airlines dba NorthWest Airlink 1995-1998. Held various senior operations and maintenance roles at COMAIR. Type-rated on Canadair Regional Jet and EMB-145 Regional Jet. Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from University of Cincinnati.
  • Scott Peterson, Non-Executive Director
    Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, ExpressJet Airlines, US.

    • Over 10 years experience in the aviation industry. Previously worked as an attorney for Continental Airlines and served as an alternate member of the Boards of Copa Airlines (Panama) and Aces Airlines (Colombia).
  • Rob Austin, Non-Executive Director
    Senior Director, Finance, ExpressJet Airlines, US.

    • MBA in Finance with over 18 years commercial aviation experience. Served various Division Controller roles at Continental Airlines prior to joining ExpressJet. Currently direct M&A, Tax, Risk Management, and Treasury functions at ExpressJet.
  • Chris Warren, Non-Executive Director
    Senior Director, Strategic Planning, ExpressJet Airlines, US.

    • Joined ExpressJet Airlines in 2001 as Director of Flight Operations Finance. Served as a Managing Director in Scheduling and the Director of Flight Profitability Analysis at Trans World Airlines. Spent four years in various planning and finance roles within American Airlines. Holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Rice University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bradley University.