Our team

AIRLINK’s Board of Trustees and Advisory Council are an expansive group of experienced industry professionals, and we are privileged to have their support. Their experience and advocacy allow us to continue to serve the humanitarian community and broaden our network of NGOs and airline partners. Most importantly, these individuals proactively contribute to AIRLINK’s positive impact on global humanitarian issues.

Advisory Council

Peter Davies
Advisory Council Chair
Airlink
David Barger
Former President & CEO
JetBlue Airways
Toby Bright
President & CEO
Jackson Square Aviation
Robert Crandall
Former President & CEO
American Airlines
Mark Dunkerley
Former President & CEO
Hawaiian Airlines
Ken Gazzola
President
Four Stars Aviation
Tewolde Gebremariam
CEO
Ethiopian Airlines
Peter Harbison
Executive Chairman
CAPA-Centre for Aviation
Klaus Heinemann
Chairman of the Board
Finnair OY
Barry Humphreys
Virgin Atlantic
Fmr. Director
Ben Leon
Managing Partner
Bravo Lima
Norm Liu
Former President & CEO
GECAS
John McCulloch
Senior Principal
Seabury Group
John McMahon
Director
Wizz Air
Michael Platt
CEO
Lease Corporation Int'l
Juanita Rilling
Director
Center for International Disaster Information
Philip Tozer-Pennington
Managing Editor
Airline Economics / Aviation News Online

Board of Trustees

Robert Brown
Founder and Board Chair, Airlink and
Partner, VX Capital
Julian Balaam
Director
Skytech-AIC
Peter Davies

Advisory Council Chair, Airlink
Joe Dunne
Director of Material Management Services
Boeing
George Fenton
Chairman and Executive Director
Humanitarian Logistics Association
Todd Freeman
SVP & Manager, Specialty Markets
GECAS
Ken Gazzola
President
Four Stars Aviation
Peter Huijbers
Director
PH Aviation Asia Ltd.
Todd Kallman
Treasurer, Airlink
President, TK Advisory Services
Niklas Lund
President
Rockton
Robyn Mandel
Secretary, Airlink
Vice President and Senior Counsel, Aersale
Mark Packard
Aircraft/Airline Finance
Consultant
Steve Rimmer
CEO
ALTAVAIR Air Finance
Mylène Scholnick
Senior Advisor
ICF
Jon Sharp
President & CEO
Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Airlink Team

Steven J. Smith
President & CEO

Liz Bloomfield
Humanitarian Programs Director

Stephanie Steege
Humanitarian Programs Manager

Sandra M. Walter
Development Director

Emily Sperling
Strategic Advisor

Rebecca Carney
Programs and Advancement Coordinator

Airlink Leaders Emeritus

Ted Nozaki
President
Asahi Aviation
Jane Middleton
Managing Director
Authentic Associates
John McMahon
Director
Wizz Air