Murrae Ross-Eskell

Managing Director, Horizon Executive Search

With over fifteen years experience in executive search, Murrae is a specialist executive search consultant for the Aviation Industry. She has successfully placed people in executive and senior roles across the value chain, including aircraft leasing companies, aviation financiers, airlines, airports and service providers (including MRO, catering and ground handling).

Horizon Executive Search, formed in early 2007, was created with two goals in mind; Firstly, that the focus be solely on the clients’ requirements and secondly it would be a search firm that would span not only the various sectors of the aviation industry but also a wider range of personnel levels from board and executive level, to senior and middle management levels across all the functional areas.

The type of roles Murrae has filled extends from C-Level, senior and middle management in varying functions, across the globe from Asia, Europe and Africa, giving her a wealth of experience. 

Murrae is a member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Traders (ISTAT) and currently sits on several ISTAT Foundation committees, with responsibility for the Internship Programme, as its Chair. Additionally, she is a member of the International Aviation Women’S Association (IAWA), as well as the Aviation Club of the UK and the Airport Operators Association (AOA).

Prior to her role at Horizon, Murrae worked at Odgers & Berndtson initially as manager of the Global Response Department, and then as an Associate, in the Aviation practice, with particular responsibilities for search, business development and marketing activities. Murrae’s early career was in media production and the education sector.

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