Mansoor Janahi – Chief Executive Officer, Sanad Aerotech

As the CEO of Sanad Aerotech, Mansoor is responsible for the delivery of the company’s industry-leading aircraft engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) solutions for the global aerospace and aviation industries. Mansoor first joined the company as Deputy CEO in 2017 and has since moved to become its CEO. Through his leadership, Sanad Aerotech signedRead More

Warren East CBE – Chief Executive Officer, Rolls Royce

Warren graduated from the University of Oxford’s Wadham College with a degree in Engineering Science. He then went on to earn a Master of Business Administration degree from the Cranfield University School of Management as well as honorary doctorates from Newcastle and Cranfield. He became a non-executive director of Rolls-Royce plc in January 2014 andRead More

H.E. Dr. Ahmad bin Abdulla Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi – Chairman, UAE Space Agency

His Excellency Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi was appointed as Minister of State for Higher Education in February 2016, to supervise the development of higher education and scientific research in the UAE. In October 2017, His Excellency’s portfolio was expanded to include Advanced Skills to equip the UAE youth with the necessaryRead More

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi : Founding & Executive Chairman, Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA)

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi is the Founding and Executive Chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A seasoned industry professional, Alnaqbi has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry and sits on the Board of several reputed international aviation companies. He enteredRead More

Mark Burns : President, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp

Mark Burns was named president of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in July 2015 after spending more than seven years as the leader of the company’s Customer Support organization. He also serves as a vice president of Gulfstream parent company General Dynamics, a role he’s held since February 2014. Burns has spent more than 35 years withRead More

Mike Berry – President Aviation Services & Vice President Middle East Execujet

Having initially established himself as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa, Mike Berry has since been involved in a variety of industry sectors including manufacturing, insurance, telecommunication and aviation. Mike joined ExecuJet Middle East in 2002 as a Financial Director. In 2004 Mike’s prominent ability in ExecuJet saw him progress to the role of ManagingRead More

Stefano Bortoli CEO, ATR

Stefano Bortoli was appointed by ATR’s shareholders, Airbus and Leonardo, as Chief Executive Officer of ATR in September 2018. Prior to this position, Stefano Bortoli was President of the ATR Board and Senior Vice-President (SVP) Strategy and Sales of Leonardo’s Aircraft Division from March 2017. Previously, he served as SVP Sales and Marketing of LeonardoRead More

Badr Al-Olama Chairman, Sanad Aerotech, Sanad Capital, Sanad Powertech

Badr is the Head of Mubadala Aerospace, where he oversees key portfolio assets including Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), and Nibras Al Ain Aerospace Park. As the former Chief Executive Officer of Strata, Badr was instrumental in positioning the company as a global tier-one supplier to both Airbus and Boeing, forging strong and value-adding partnerships withRead More