Our People

Andrew Cowen

Andrew Cowen
Managing Partner

With nearly 30 years in the aviation industry encompassing the principle aviation segments as well as related travel sectors, Andrew has extensive experience earned in aviation leadership positions across the UK, Americas, Middle East and Asia.

Andrew is a specialist in leading airline start-up’s and restructurings, particularly focused on the LCC sector. He has also guided the launch and build of a variety of travel businesses, ranging from alliances, customer loyalty and through to online holidays.

This capability enables Andrew to apply extensive expertise to all aspects of travel business build and high growth expansion, on a worldwide basis. Encompassing strategy, customer offering, operations, investor finance, and organisational development.


  • End to end strategic delivery, concept design, development planning, to launch & fast growth
  • Strategic visioning, competitive evaluation, strategy implementation and market entry
  • Key opportunities identification & value creation
  • Shareholder/Board/C-level/Governmental communications, support, advisory and execution
Chris Thomas

Chris Thomas
Talent Partner

With over 15 years of experience in full-cycle recruitment and development of global talent covering a wide variety of leading job positions in Asia, Chris is an expert in talent, team & culture build across the aviation, loyalty, and online travel sectors.

Chris works closely with both shareholders and stakeholders of travel businesses focused on optimizing their business set-up, organisation, governance, performance management & benefit structures to achieve their company vision, mission, values and objectives.

Chris has specific expertise in organization development to enhance decision-making and accountability, specialty executive search and selection, talent build, development and retention, and can provide clients with strategic manpower consulting.


  • Organisation structuring, capabilities identification and optimised remuneration/reward structures
  • Market leading airline, aviation, travel talent acquisition and new joiner onboarding
  • Optimised performance management and training & development
  • Productivity & efficiency maximisation, benchmarking against best practice and peer group