Our Leadership

Airlink’s Board of Trustees, Governors Council, and Ambassadors are an expansive group of volunteers lending their expertise to the organization. Their experience and advocacy helps Airlink increase its capacity to serve humanitarian organizations and positively impact communities recovering from crisis.

Board of Trustees

Robert Brown

Chairman & Founder, Airlink
Founding Partner, Vx Capital

Todd Kallman

Treasurer, Airlink
President, TK Advisory Services

Robyn Mandel

Secretary, Airlink
VP, Legal & General Counsel, Aersale

James Hnat

Vice Chair, Airlink

Julian Balaam

Director, Skytech-AIC

Peter Davies

CEO, Airline Management Group

George Fenton

Senior Operations Advisor, Humanitarian Logistics Association

Todd Freeman

Special Advisor, Nordic Aviation Capital

Ken Gazzola

President, Four Stars Aviation

Peter Huijbers

Director, PH Aviation Asia Ltd.

Niklas Lund

Director, Rockton

Mark Packard

Airline Finance Consultant

Steve Rimmer

CEO, Altavair

Mylene Scholnik

Aviation, Amazon

Jon Sharp

Founder, Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Governors Council

Peter Davies

Governors Council Chair
CEO, Airline Management Group

Chris Cholerton

President – Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce

Alec Burger

President, GE Capital
CEO, GE Capital Aviation Services

Christina Foerster

CEO, Brussels Airlines

Robert Crandall

Former President and Chairman
American Airlines

William J. Flynn

CEO, Atlas Air Cargo

Robin Hayes

President and CEO, JetBlue Airways

Pedro Heilbron

CEO, Copa Airlines

Peter Ingram

President and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines

Oscar Munoz

CEO, United Airlines

Doug Parker

Chairman and CEO, American Airlines

John Slattery

Chairman and CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation

Bradley Tilden

Chairman, President, and CEO, Alaska Airlines

Andre Viljoen

CEO and Managing Director, Fiji Airways


Julian Balaam

Board Liaison, Ambassador Program
Director, Skytech-AIC

Pat Dowling

President and CEO, Seabury Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director, Seabury Capital

Alan Hedge

Principal at Hedge & Associates Aviation Consulting

Barry Humphreys

Former Director, Virgin Atlantic
Board Member Emeritus

Ben Leon

Founder, Bravo Lima

John McMahon

Managing Director, M.J.McMahon & Company Ltd.

William McNulty

Cofounder, Team Rubicon
Board Member Emeritus

Jane Middleton

Chairman, British Air Transport Association
Board Member Emeritus

John Mowry

Managing Director, Alton Aviation Consultancy

Jose Mateo Naguiat

Pilot, PSA Airlines

Tetsuya Nozaki

Managing Director, Asahi Aviation
Board Member Emeritus

Mike Platt

CEO, Lease Corporation International

Michael Rettig

Executive Director and Cofounder, LIFT
Board Member Emeritus

Murrae Ross-Eskell

Managing Director, Horizon Executive Search

Jennifer Villa-Tennity

President, Aviation Lending
CIT Group