Bio Of Captains And Key Management

bio of captains and key management

Captain Larry Wade Chief Executive Officer

As a descendant of a family who has been working in Aviation for four generations ever since the earliest ages of the industry, Captain Larry Wade got his first job when he was still in school by joining the crop-dusting business owned by his family, which helped him develop a passion for flight that grew over time.
Wade launched his career as a pilot in the 1990s in Delta Connection Academy where he climbed the ranks to become the academy’s Director of Training; after leaving Delta Academy, he joined several airline companies and aviation colleges to train their pilots according to the industry’s highest standards; this included the Qatar Aeronautical College in Doha, China Southern Airlines, and Western Australian Flying College, and finally CAE in the United States as the Manager of Skills Assessment of Development.
After accumulating an expertise of 30 years in the aviation industry and two decades in flight training alone, Captain Larry Wade works currently at OxfordSaudia as its Chief Executive Officer.

Anthony Miller Director of Global Business Development

Backed with more than 20 years of corporate experience across different industries and major international brand names that include but are not limited to Rover Group, BMW, and GlaxoSmithKline, Anthony Miller succeeded in developing his own unique approach and method to develop and grow strong long-term business relationships that he is now coaching other younger professionals about; his skills in the field were honed by several project proposals he designed, reviewed, or approved.
His dynamic nature has helped him adapt to the ever-changing corporate environment and acknowledge the importance of working continuously on building business relationships with his peers, partners, and clients and grow his professional network to deliver timely high-quality solutions.
Anthony Miller works now as the Director of Global Business Development at the Saudi National Centre of Aviation and Director of Business Development at OxfordSaudia; he is the Co-founder and Director of UAV Evolution, an Ireland-based firm that is specialized in manufacturing, operating, and selling UAV (Unmanned Aired Vehicles).

Captain Johan Griesel Chief Flying Instructor

Flight experience in 30 countries. 22 Years involved in flight training. Flight hours in aircraft 9000. Training Captain at Fugro Airborne. Training Captain at West Air Namibia. Chief Pilot New Resolution Geophysics. Chief Pilot Grumeti Air.
Qualified as a pilot in airplanes and helicopters.

Tim Freeman Chief of Maintenance

Before joining OxfordSaudia in March 2019 as the Chief of Maintenance, Tim Freeman’s career and expertise in the aviation industry has extended for more than two decades.
Tim Freeman started off his professional life in the US Air Force where he was the Crew Chief on Boeing KC - 135 Tanker. He then joined Return to Flight, one of NASA’s programs, where he worked as a Mid Body Technician on a Launch Pad where his job duties and responsibilities included daily inspection and preventative maintenance on the Orbiter mid-body section.
After leaving NASA, Freeman returned to work in military aviation as he delivered training programs to the maintenance crews of the Iraqi and Afghan Air Forces on several models of military aircraft including Pilatus PC12, Cessna 208, and Cessna 172.to help them understand the maintenance requirements and develop the needed skills for them.

Theresa Burdett Director of Safety and Quality

BBA from Texas Christian University
Over 25 years of Quality and Safety Systems Management
Certified Quality Manager, Auditor, and Software Quality Engr.
Experienced Postholder for Part 141, 142, and 147 Training Programs
Theresa’s corporate experience includes Lockheed Martin, Texas Instruments, Citibank, Nokia Networks, and CAE.

Capt. Steve Cushman Director of Operations

B.S.E. in Materials Science and Engineering (Arizona State University)
Flight Instructor and Flight Lead (Oxford/CAE)
First Officer on the Embraer 175 (Envoy Airlines)
10 years of experience in process engineering for a medical device manufacturer (St. Jude Medical)
10 year of experience in English education in South Korea. Served as a Head Instructor and Faculty Manager (Chungdahm Learning)