David is an aviation executive with substantial experience in flight operations, training and safety management. He is also an industry leading expert on addressing the climate impact of aviation. David is currently Group Director of Flight Operations at easyJet, with seven years’ experience at the airline including twelve months as interim Chief Operating Officer.
During this time – the busiest and most successful year in easyJet’s history – David was responsible for all operations and customer service, leading a team of over 15,000 staff. David has also been Flight Operations lead for the creation of easyJet Europe and had responsibility for the safe introduction of new aircraft types into the airline fleet.