Dave EdwardsBoard Chair
Dave Edwards has been involved in aviation since the age of 14 and his career has taken him through senior leadership roles including Executive Vice President of Qatar Executive and Managing Director & Group General Manager of Gama Aviation. Having worked in the Middle East and Asia for most of the past decade, Dave now sits on the board of a number of aviation companies including Farnborough Aircraft Interiors, Signum Aviation, Web Manuals, LazyRiver and The Air Charter Association. Dave joined the board of Oaklands Global in 2017 and as Board Chair he now works with the leadership team to develop the company’s strategic direction and international expansion.
William FindenManaging Director
William’s recruitment career spans over a decade and all within the international aviation and aerospace markets. After successfully building the aviation division of his former employer, William’s ambition lead him to establish Oaklands Global in 2013.
Kathryn SainsburyManaging Partner
With over 10 years recruitment experience Kathryn’s knowledge and understanding of recruiting within Aviation and Aerospace makes her one of the industry’s leading experts.
Callum DevaneyHead of Resourcing
Often seen dancing around the office on the phone, Callum is the life and soul of a Monday morning.
Ben HerbeSenior Search Consultant
Ben joined Oaklands Global in May 2018 bringing with him just over 3 years’ experience in recruitment. Having enjoyed success in the technical and education recruitment sectors.
Jason FontanarosaPrincipal Consultant
Jason is an internationally experienced recruiter and search specialist with a background in global Financial and Technology markets. Jason’s mission is to bring the best search service to the four corners of the world, delivering the most professional, efficient and personal touch to his clients and candidates.
Tom WellsCommercial Advisor
Tom graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Air Transport Management in 2003. Having previously held the position of Managing Director, Europe for Gama Aviation plc, Tom was instrumental in the transition of the business to a public company in 2014.
Heather is a fully qualified member of The Association of Accountant Technicians with over 20 years experience in Book- keeping and Financial Accounts/taxation.
Diane ParksOffice Manager/EA
Diane joined Oaklands Global in February 2019 as the company’s Office Manager/EA. Diane’s experience spans over 24 years, supporting Senior Level Management within the recruitment industry.