Our business aviation management team

Our business aviation management team is ideally positioned with knowledge, experience and expertise to ensure we deliver your business aviation mission. Our management ethos is designed and delivered to make sure we deliver your aircraft needs as if they were ours. We have operated and managed aircraft for 37+ years and that dedication to the business aviation marketplace means we know how to deliver efficiencies that make your aircraft operation better.

Our business aviation management team

Janine Tombs

Managing Director.

With over 18 years’ experience in the Aerospace and Defence sector,Janine is our business aviation Managing Director. Having worked for globally recognised large multi-national corporations such as Airbus and BAE Systems she is ideally skilled to ensure both commercial and financial contract delivery.

Skilled in contract pricing, budgeting and forecasting, degree qualified in Accounting and Management from the University of Wales and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Office: Sharjah, UAE.

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Mark Smith

Business Aviation Management Team

General Manager.

Mark started with Gama in 2003 and has held a variety of managerial positions during his tenure across many aspects of our business aviation portfolio, formatively within the Operations team before moving on to client services, account management and latterly business management and operations. This gives him unrivalled business aviation knowledge and a unique, in depth understanding of how our business works and critically how it can be best leveraged to deliver on your bespoke aviation requirements.

Mark leads the team of account managers sharing with them the benefit of his experience, to deliver a first class service always ensuring we deliver a business aviation service that matches your mission needs.

Office: Farnborough, UK.

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Adam Neaves

Head of Charter

Adam Neaves is Head of Charter for Gama Aviation based at Farnborough. In his 15th year working exclusively within business aviation he is responsible for managing our charter activity. This includes fleet provision yielding charter revenue contributions for aircraft management clients and acting as intermediary when facilitating sub-charter requirements.

Office: Farnborough, UK. Charter

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Tim Pedley

Head of Client Relations, Jersey

A Chartered Director, businessman for over thirty years and an ATPL qualified commercial pilot, Tim is our Head of Client Relations and based out of our Jersey FBO.

He brings a wealth of direct experience within the sector and his combined understanding of client, operational and flying requirements gives him an extensive perspective of what clients need.

Developing existing relationships with many of our key clients and a passion for developing new and long-lasting partnerships, Tim is committed to working with our Jersey team to deliver an outstanding product to our stakeholders.

Office: Jersey, UK.

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Tom Murphy

St Augustine Airport (KSGJ)

Head of FBO Services

With 14 years experience in the Aviation industry Tom is an integral member of our Middle East business aviation team. With extensive management experience in commercial, aircraft operation, FBO and maintenance services. Prior to joining us in 2018 Tom was the Commercial Manager for London City Airport and also FBO Manager for leading London business aviation airports, London City and RAF Northolt.

Office: Sharjah, UK.

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Mark Durcan

Mark Durcan

Head of MRO

As Head of MRO Services, Mark oversees the business performance, customer relationships and sales strategies across our Europe, Middle East and Asia maintenance facilities.

With a passion for engineering, Mark is known throughout the client community for his motivated approach, diligence and ability to deliver for his clients. A licenced engineer with type ratings for Gulfstream G450, GV, G550 and G650 models, Mark has with extensive experience of line maintenance, heavy base maintenance and large modification projects, from spanner turning right through to full programme management.

Mark’s experience working for internationally recognised OEM, Authorised Service Facilities and independent MRO, delivering maintenance across multiple OEM platforms such as Gulfstream, Bombardier and Dassault, leaves us well placed for safe, compliant, efficient and on-time deliveries, at the agreed budget.

Office: Bournemouth, UK. MRO Services

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David Wearmouth

Head of Commercial

As Head of Commercial, David oversees the commercial activities of Business Aviation, including our collaboration with China Aircraft Services Limited, and is based in our Hong Kong office.

After starting his career with the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) in the UK, David has now built up more than 15 years of aviation experience, with the last 10 spent specifically in business aviation in Asia, ensuring he is one of the many passionate aviation advocates in our industry. He has experience and expertise in a wide range of aviation subsectors, including safety, operations, finance, strategy and management.

David holds a BSc (Hons) in Air Transport Management from Loughborough University in the UK, and a Masters in Finance from Curtin University, Australia.

Office: Hong Kong.

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Mike Clarke

Mike Clarke

Director of Sales

With over 40-years of aviation experience having started his career in engineering for British Midland, Mike then furthered his career by joining world recognized engine, repair and overhaul company Dallas Airmotive as their International Sales Director, where he helped transform their International footprint by enhancing their markets in the UK, Scandinavia and then later in sub-Sahara Africa. He then elected to move over to the MRO business sector in the Middle East where he has been for the past 10-years.

Mike is a highly motivated Commercial Technical Services Director with Technical Airframe experience from both an Aerospace and Gas Turbine repair and overhaul background.

Office: Sharjah, UAE.

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