Aviation and Maritime

Our capability in Aviation and Maritime executive search

The Aviation industry directly supports 11.3 million jobs worldwide, and the Marine and Shipping industries employs around 160,000 in the UK alone. Now more than ever the Aviation & Maritime sectors must stay dynamic in order to keep up with growing demands and environmental concerns that have changed the way these sectors operate.

Increased competition, both domestic and international, requires new ways of pinpointing professionals with the requisite expertise to drive growth and efficiency.

Partnering with us means that you can leverage our extensive network and experience of these global sectors to secure the right candidates for your business.  Our team has secured UK and international expertise for even the most demanding executive search for major international airports and ports, consulting firms, suppliers and service providers. We are proud to work alongside companies such as Heathrow Airport and Associated British Ports.

  • Strategy & Business Planning
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Contract Management & Procurement
  • Engineering & Asset Management
  • General Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Operations & Security
  • Business Development
  • Regulation & Economics
  • Project Controls & Risk Management
  • Safety
  • Master Planning & Forecasting

  • Managing Director, Aviation – Strategy Consultancy
  • Group Head of Commercial – Ports Owner Group
  • Managing Consultant (Shipping) – Management Consultancy
  • Managing Director – Boutique Aviation Advisory Firm
  • Partner, Aviation – Management Consultancy
  • Director of Programme Management, Aviation – Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy
  • Aviation Programme Director, Middle East – Global Infrastructure Consultancy
  • Senior Project Manager, Baggage Systems – Airport Owner
  • Head of Baggage Strategy – London Airport Operator
  • Director & Head of Financial Modelling – Transportation Consultancy
  • Lenders’ Technical Advisor/Technical Due Diligence – Transportation Consultancy
  • Senior Commercial Manager – London Airport Owner
  • Head of Airports Division – Civil Engineering & Building Contractor
  • Head of Engineering, Aviation & Landside – London Airport Operator
  • Commercial Lead – £Billion Airport Project
  • Head of Facilities, Terminal – Airport Operator
  • Head of Utilities – Airport Operator
  • Technical Director, Airport Master Planning – Transport Planning Consultancy
  • Director, Airport Transactions – Transport Consultancy
  • Head of Programme Controls – £Billion Airport Project
  • Head of Security & Terminal Operations – Airport Operator
  • Managing Director – Infrastructure Contractor

Jim did a fantastic job at bringing about a shortlist of potential candidates for some very niche roles, and we have continued to engage his services as he’s attained a proven track record in delivering our needs.

Senior HR Business Partner, Heathrow

Case Studies

PMO Director

Heathrow retained our services to recruit a PMO Director reporting directly into the Development Director for Heathrow’s Q6 capex investment programme. This role is responsible for PMO reporting, analysis and portfolio management of a £3bn capex programme to ensure it’s on track, to time and within budget.

Group People Director

Murphy Group retained our services to recruit a new Group People Director to join their executive leadership team. This role was to provide leadership for the People function across the company, operating at a strategic level, while taking complete ownership of all aspects operational HR.

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Paul Neave

Richard Dobbs

Jim Newsom

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