Partner & Senior Consultant
Eddie has been a leading entrepreneur in aviation since the late 1970s. Both as founder of successful Business Aviation ventures including Execair and Ocean Sky Jet Centre as well as airport management and UAV projects. Eddie is a highly motivated and successful individual who has a deep understanding of the aviation industry and he thrives on new opportunities and challenges.
Eddie oversaw the growth of his startups from a handful of staff at one airport to substantial businesses each sold for over £11 Million. His role was as both Shareholder and Managing Director meaning that all aspects of the businesses were under his direct control. Major successes have included the build of an £8 Million dedicated Business Jet facility at London Luton and growing the market share from 8% to 23% in under two years. Further successes including the growth of an FBO business from one airport to become the largest UK FBO chain. A final example revolves around the success in growing non-scheduled business at Prestwick Airport from less than £100k to almost £6Million per annum.
Eddie blends a unique mix of leadership skills with operational know-how. This allows him to engage with projects and manage the oversight, commercial and operational requirements.