Charles Thompson

Head of Finance, CFO

Mr. Charles H. Thompson, aged 44, has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Company since April 2014. He is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Before joining the Group, he was a partner and the executive vice president of Hawke Aerospace Group, a rotary-wing aviation services business, and a managing director and shareholder of Edgeview Partners, a leading U.S. middle market investment banking advisory firm, now part of Piper Jaffray & Co. Mr. Thompson has more than 20 years of industry experience in transportation and aviation through his tenure in operations, principal investing, investment banking and consulting. His network of relationships includes high-level contacts in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Johannesburg and Nairobi. He graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and earned a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in New York City.