Committee Members

Clive Richardson

Elected 2019

Clive started his aviation career in 1983 with Flight International where he worked in various roles before joining Reed Exhibitions in 1993. At Reed Exhibitions Clive  joined the Asian Aerospace… Read more »

Jane Thompson

Elected 2019

A member of the Aviation Club since 1998, Jane is a reputed aviation industry expert, specialist in strategic growth, stakeholder engagement and events.  She has over 30 years’ experience in… Read more »

Philip Tozer-Pennington

Elected 2019

Philip Tozer-Pennington is the Managing Director of Aviation News Ltd, which has been serving the commercial aviation sector for over eight years now with news services, magazines/journals, conferences and exhibitions…. Read more »

Malcolm Ginsberg

Elected 2019

Malcolm Ginsberg was a founder member of the Aviation Club.  He has been nominated by two former chairmen.   Malcolm believes the Club committee needs a balance of young people prepared… Read more »

Irena Badelska

Elected 2019

Irena is a Board Member of Advancing Women in Aviation Roundtable (AWAR) and has spent over eleven years in the front lines of the aircraft finance and leasing industry, most… Read more »

Tony Whitty – Treasurer

Elected 2018

Tony started his career in aircraft remarketing in 1990.  Tony has been based both in Europe and the USA and has achieved considerable success in aircraft remarketing on behalf of… Read more »

James McCarthy

Elected 2018

James McCarthy is Head of Trading and Origination at Dynam Aviation and is responsible for managing acquisitions, aircraft trading and business development. Previously he was a Senior Director at Boeing… Read more »

Arnaud Fiscel

Elected 2018

Arnaud Fiscel is Head of Transportation at Bank of China in London, where he offers corporate, infrastructure and asset-based solutions for the Aviation, Maritime and Rail sectors.  Inspired by a… Read more »

Jane Johnston – Immediate Past Chairman

Immediate Past Chairman

Jane is Head of Corporate Affairs for NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic services, now expanding into international markets. She is responsible for NATS’ UK political and trade… Read more »

Jeremy Green

Re-elected for second term 2018

Jeremy Green is CEO, Hayward and Green Aviation Ltd Jeremy Green began in aviation by bad luck or good luck as it turned out. Following his honours degree in Physics… Read more »

Karl Brünjes – Chairman

Elected Chairman 2018

Karl Brünjes has been involved in the trading, financing and management of commercial aircraft since 1990.  Karl has held senior positions at Fortis Aviation Group, IBA Group, Republic Financial and… Read more »

Donna Ager

Re-elected for second term 2018

Donna is a partner and head of the Aviation practice in Maples and Calder’s Dublin office, advising on tax efficient leasing and financing structures. Having worked for more than 13… Read more »

Michael Blunt – Vice Chairman

Re-elected for second term in 2019

Michael Blunt has been a member of the Aviation Club of the UK for most of its 28 years – and Vice-Chairman and a member of the Speakers Sub-Committee for… Read more »

Nick Fadugba

Elected 2017

Mr Nick Fadugba is the President and CEO of African Aviation Services Limited (AAS), UK. He established AAS with the raison d’etre of promoting aviation development in Africa. Since 1988… Read more »

Philip Skinner

Elected 2017

Philip has been a member of the Aviation Club for several years and regularly attends Club lunches. He believes the Club plays an important role within the aviation industry in… Read more »

Nigel Milton

Elected 2017

Nigel Milton is Director of Communications at Heathrow Airport, leading Heathrow’s Press Office, Public Relations, Internal Comms, Political Affairs, Business Engagement and Policy teams. He also represents Heathrow on a… Read more »

Sylvain Gloux

Elected 2017

Sylvain Gloux brings more than 10 years of experience in airline strategic fleet management and aircraft trading, leasing and financing, having worked for airlines and financial institutions. His particular strengths… Read more »

Upcoming events

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Lunch speaker Mr Adel Abdullah Ali

Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia