Edmond Rose has 25 years of experience in commercial aviation as a senior executive in airlines, in airport slot coordination and as a consultant.
After 11 years in the British diplomatic service, Edmond’s aviation career began with government affairs roles first at Virgin Atlantic Airways and then at British Airways.
As Director of Airline Planning at Virgin Atlantic from 2008 to 2014, Edmond led the fleet and network planning, RM, pricing, alliances, and partnerships & teams. He sponsored the transformation of Virgin’s fleet with new Airbus A330 and Boeing 787 aircraft and led strategy work leading to negotiating and implementing Virgin’s alliance with Delta.
As a consultant, he has carried out business and network planning projects for a variety of airlines from legacy network carriers to LCCs. He has also worked on airline joint ventures, airport strategy, and slot valuation projects.
Edmond served as CEO of Airport Coordination Limited, the world’s leading slot coordinator, from 2018 to 2021.
Specialisms: Network planning, schedule planning, fleet planning, airline alliances and partnerships, airport slot coordination, aviation regulatory matters
Qualifications: BA (Hons), Theology
Languages: French, Mandarin, German