Karl is Managing Director of RPK Capital Management and has been involved in the trading, financing and management of commercial aircraft since 1990.
He has closed business with airlines, governments, banks and financial institutions in over 25 countries.
Prior to RPK, Karl was Head of European Office for Republic Financial Corporation, and his career has also seen spells at IBA Group, AerCap and Fortis Aviation Group.
He has also been a speaker at most of the key aviation conferences in Europe and the United States.
Karl has been an energetic supporter of the Club and served on the Committee, working on increasing the club’s membership, particularly younger members. He served as Vice Chairman until standing down in 2016 as required, having completed two full terms on the Committee.
Karl has a degree in Classics, and outside of aviation his interests include, history, archaeology, hiking and sailing