Crew Well Being
At Rishworth Aviation we understand how important it is to offer support to our personnel and crews while living and working overseas. By helping personnel understand and embrace cultures which may be new to them, we enable them to focus on their positions with our clients and to perform from day one.
We have Market Representatives in Sweden, England, China, India, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australasia, and more.
Our Consultants and Market Representatives helps personnel adjust to living and working in a new country, offering friendly, practical, on-the-ground support that is on call as required.
Our Regional Managers and Consultants also conduct regular market visits to meet with our clients and keep in touch with our personnel.
Excellent Global Insurances
Rishworth Aviation offers most contract personnel access to excellent insurance options. Our expatriate medical insurance stands out from many other medical insurances because of the broad range of cover provided, including options of cover for a family doctor, dental, optical, US cover, evacuation and repatriation.
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.