Aviation Consulting Services
Trust the experts. Rishworth Aviation provides specialist services to help our clients thrive in an ever-changing market. These services are tailored to suit specific requirements and can be provided as standalone solutions or as part of a broader partnership.
Our 35 years of global aviation experience brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every client and project.
We help you to find the best talent through our access to the global market.
Global Advisory, Payments and Taxes
Through our work across multiple continents, we understand legal and financial complexities. We help to lower your overall costs by simplifying these matters.
Enquiries for Europe, Africa, and Middle East
Torkel Waak (Rtd B744 Captain)
Torkel has 40 years of airline experience working as a Line and Management Pilot with SAS, EVA Air, and Novair, and has been involved with Rishworth Aviation for over 20 years. His expertise includes developing bespoke staffing models for the likes of Norwegian Air and Finnair. Torkel’s deep relationships across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East means the Rishworth team is able to quickly understand and deliver to airline requirements.
Karl has significant recruitment experience in aviation, technology, and executive search. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering as well as a CPL with a frozen ATPL. Karl leads Rishworth's executive recruitment arm.
Lisa Evans (maternity leave)
Business Development Manager
Lisa has over 10 years of experience in legal private practice and experience of living and working internationally. At Rishworth Aviation she manages and supports contracts with leading airlines in Europe and Africa, and works closely with airlines to deliver tailored staffing solutions.
Enquiries for North East Asia
Liz’s experience in the aviation industry spans over 20 years. Over this time, Liz has worked with most of Rishworth’s airline clients across the Asia Pacific region. Having lived and worked in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, Liz has a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges for Airlines and Pilots in this region. Liz’s expertise is exemplified through long term relationships with some of the largest airlines in North East Asia.
Enquiries for South East Asia, Pacific and Americas
Jason supports airlines with their growth requirements in the South East Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas markets. Over his 10 years with Rishworth Aviation, Jason has spent significant time in Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and other rapidly developing aviation markets to form partnerships with some of the most successful growing airlines in the region.
Business Development Manager
Gretchen has been with Rishworth Aviation for almost 20 years, and during this time has delivered tailored crew leasing and other bespoke staffing solutions to airlines in India and the wider Asia Pacific region. Gretchen draws on her considerable knowledge of aviation staffing models along with her background in Law and Psychology to consult with airlines about their needs, and then develop and deliver solutions with the Rishworth team.
"Rishworth are professional and responsive. They know the market and put together a package that helped us secure the staff we needed. I heartily recommend the expert team at Rishworth to any airline looking for personnel or staffing solutions."
- Salim Torabally, Former EVP Flight Operations, Air Mauritius