Board of Directors Uday Nayak â€“
Co-Founder & Chairman
Nirvan Veerasamy -
Co-Founder & Mg. Director
Capt David Savy - Non Executive Director Capt Savy is the Chairman & MD of Air Seychelles
Anil Currimjee - Non Executive Director Mr Currimjee is Dy. MD of The Currimjee Group. This family company has interests interests in real estate, hotels, mobile telephony, insurance, soft drinks, finance, Detergents and retail industries.
Graham Axford â€“ Non Executive Director Chief Executive with Corporate Finance Partners Ltd, he was MD of Corporate Finance House James Capel (now part of HSBC) and Head of UK Corporate Finance at Credit Lyonnais Laing.
Management Team Dinesh Burrenchobay – Chief Operating Officer Dinesh joins us from Air Mauritius Ltd where he was the Executive Vice President Human Resources and Organisational Development. He was a key player in implementing the company's transformation programme and setting up the new organisational structure following a McKinsey study. Dinesh will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company on a worldwide basis whilst ensuring that our future strategic plans for growth are executed in a timely manner.
Capt. Lars Mydland – Special Advisor to MD With nearly 25 years in the airline business, Lars comes to Veling after a very successful career at SAS culminating as its Senior Vice President and Accountable Manager and Chief Security Officer. Lars also served as President and CEO of SAS Flight Academy AB. During his airline career Lars has been involved in major restructuring and efficiency programs with demanding change of business models. Lars held many Board positions within and outside the SAS Group, including the Board of SAS Sweden AB, SAS Denmark AS and SAS Norge AS and SAS Intercontinental.
Martin Webb – Special Advisor to Chairman Prior to joining Veling Martin was Head of Aviation Finance at Alliance & Leicester Commercial Finance (ALCF) where he was responsible for construction and and delivery of ALCF strategy in the aviation Sector. He was also a voting member of the Credit Risk Committee for high Value transactions. At ALCF he was instrumental in bringing in new business in excess of $2.5bn since 2004 and key transactions included $400m purchase and leaseback of 10 x B737-800 to Ryanair, $1Bn warehousing facility to MacQuarie Air Finance, $300m PDP facility for Virgin Blue. Martin brings to Veling his wealth of experience
Aasha Juddoo – Company Secretary Aasha is a practising barrister and was called to the Bar in 1992. She has extensive experience in corporate secretariat and international businesses and has been involved in a number of dealings with regulatory and governmental authorities. Aasha will be responsible for the Group’s Company Secretarial activities and will assist Veling in corporate governance and compliance of statutory responsibilities. Aasha will also actively participate in our commercial activities as corporate counsel.
Management Team.. Paris Forget – VP Strategy & Projects Based in Mauritius, Paris has extensive experience in aircraft operation, formulating strategy and managing special projects. Paris holds a Master's degree in aerospace engineering from ENSICA (Toulouse), and a business administration degree from Institut de l'Administration des Entreprises (IAE) (Toulouse).
Sebastian Moonjely – GM London Based in London, Sebastian had prior to joining Veling, worked for over two decades for Bank of India – a leading Indian commercial bank. He has banking experience both in the Operations as well as Administrative & Management areas. Sebastian also worked as the IT Manager for the Bank’s European Operations in London.
Amit Mittal – GM India Based in New Delhi, Amit has rich experience in Technical, Product & Project marketing. He has earlier worked in companies wherein he gained experience in transacting with leading International companies. He holds a Degree in Engineering and also has MBA and IT qualifications.
Steve L . Charlotte – Technical Services Manager Steve comes to Veling after more than 15 years as an aircraft engineer and quality assurance Inspector for Air Mauritius, where he worked on a number of aircraft types including B747, B767, A340 and ATR. He is also an EASA Part 145 auditor and has conducted audits in aircraft, engines, workshops, MRO’s and line stations. Steve’s primary function will be to assist in the management of aircraft under our ownership and/or management and in evaluating additional aircraft for our portfolio Other members of our team include Megan Veerasamy, Diane Yeung and May Anne Lagaite in Mauritius & Mohan Belligund in Mumbai
The peopleâ€Ś.. Chairman Uday Nayak
Board member Graham Axford
Board Member David Savy
Managing Director Nirvan Veerasamy
Special Advisor Martin Webb
Board Member Anil Currimjee
Chief Operating Officer
Special Advisor Lars Mydland
Managing Director Airline Partners Ltd Diane Yeung
Managing Director Business Jets Ltd Megan Veerasamy
General Manager Veling Aviation UK Ltd Sebastian Moonjely
Financial Controller (Proposed) Admin & Finance Executive May Anne La Gaite
Admin Assistant Vanessa Quinaram
Company Secretary & Legal Officer Aasha Juddoo
General Manager India Amit Mittal
VP Strategy & Projects Paris Forget
VP Technical (Proposed)
Technical Services Manager Steve Charlotte Technical Services Manager (Proposed) Technical Rep. Mumbai Mohan Belligund
ManagerIT Toby Bowers