9th October 2023 – AIRDAT is delighted to reveal a brand-new leadership team following its landmark transition to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). While the faces are reassuringly familiar, the new leadership team is perfectly poised to drive future development and continue to cultivate excellence.

Meet the AIRDAT leadership team:

The newly appointed management team combines a wealth of knowledge and experience with the drive, determination, and outlook to ensure that AIRDAT will continue to lead in the field of aviation training, software and consultancy.

Watch our video and meet the team:

Jennifer Tumbri – CEO
Formerly Project and Development Director, Jen has stepped into the role of CEO bringing with her a deep understanding of the industry and passion for continual improvement and growth.

Chris Harvey – COO
Chris, who has been with AIRDAT since 2016, has stepped into the role of COO from his position as Compliance & Training Director.

The rest of the management team includes Joanna Southward – Marketing Director, Rebecca Mason – Support Director, Keelan Eeles – Systems Director and Rebecca Rawlings – Head of Compliance.

Jennifer Tumbri, CEO had this to say: 
“I’m continually inspired by AIRDATs pioneering journey. At the forefront of airport technology, training and consultancy, our culture embraces change as the driver of our company’s growth and together, the AIRDAT team will continue to innovate and delight our customers.”

A seamless transition

Departing CEO Charles Cardwell and COO Rupert Willis will be reducing their daily involvement in the company over the coming months. Charles and Rupert will continue to offer their wisdom and expertise to the AIRDAT management team as they gradually transition into their new roles of Non-Executive Chairmen.

The future of AIRDAT

AIRDAT is delighted to embark on a new journey that’s teeming with innovation. Combining seasoned experience with a bold, new perspective, the leadership team is committed to a relentless pursuit of excellence for its staff, clients and stakeholders.


AIRDAT provides trusted, world leading airport safety systems, training & consultancy services to international and regional airports across the globe. AIRDAT systems and services improve airport safety and compliance standards, minimise incidents & streamline processes to reduce operational costs.

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