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Wrenelle has over 25-years of work experience in the aviation and energy industries, of which over 15 years have been at executive leadership level.
She recently joined Comair Limited as the Executive Director: Airline Division, where she runs the airlines British Airways and kulula.
Before joining Comair Limited, she held several positions within the Sasol Limited Group including: Senior Vice President: Corporate Affairs and Managing Director: Sasol Gas.
Wrenelle has also held a range of executive leadership positions within the South African civil aviation industry, including that of:
Francis was appointed as Technical Director in April 2018. He re-joined the department after two and a half years as Ground Services Director and a year and a half as Head of Operations Control Centre. Francis oversees aircraft maintenance and engineering for the Kenya Airways' fleet and is responsible for growing the KQ MRO providing aircraft and component maintenance services to airlines in the region. The KQ MRO has core capability on the B787, B737NG, B737CL and E-jets family. The facility has EASA certification and is an Embraer Authorised Service Centre.
In 2007, following 12 years service at an International Banking Group, he joined Kenya Airways where he was responsible for acquiring and phasing in of new aircraft into the Kenya Airways’ fleet. During his tenure as the Head of Fleet Development, he presided over a doubling of the aircraft fleet through acquisition, configuration and introduction of state of the art aircraft such as the Embraer E190, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Boeing 777-300ER. In this role Francis was also responsible for engine acquisition and engine maintenance programme selection for new aircraft types such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Francis graduated with an honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester (UK) in 1993 and a Master of Science degree in Engineering from Cranfield University (UK) in 1994.
Head of MRO
Air Algerie, Algeria
Chief Technical Officer
Acting Managing Director & Director, MRO Sales & Marketing, Ethiopian MRO
Director of Maintenance & Engineering TAAG-Angola Airlines
Libyan Wings Airlines
Chief Operating Officer, Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA)
Maintenance Manager and Acting Deputy Director, Maintenance & Engineering, Dana Airlines, Nigeria
Consultant Technical & Operations, African Airlines Association (AFRAA)
Mrs Dy Moonsammy
President, AATO & Head of Learning, Comair Limited, South Africa
Rector, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Nigeria
Secretary General, Association of African Aviation Training Organisations (AATO), Ethiopia
Director, Marketing, Europe & Africa, GE Aviation, UK
CEO, Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Africa & Europe, Engine Lease Finance Corporation, Ireland
Manager, Customer Development & Sales
Lufthansa Technik, Germany
Vice President, Engineering
Wencor Group, USA
Mr Jason Sutcliffe
Marketing Manager, Commercial
Engine Services, CFM - Safran
Aircraft Engines, France
Senior Technical Sales Manager,
Honeywell, Czech Republic.
Vice President, Business
AFI KLM E&M, France.
Head of Department, Quality Control &
Senior Account Management
General Manager, Marketing &
Ameco Beijing, China
Director, Ghana Civil Aviation
Training Academy, Ghana.
Quintin de Klerk
Manager, Training & Standards,
Solenta Aviation, South Africa
Solomon Debebe Kebere
Ethiopian Airlines Aviation
Head of Department,
Supply Chain Management
SAA Technical, South Africa
Dr Mugambi M’Nchebere
Director, East African School
of Aviation (EASA),
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Head of Technical Training,
SAA Technical, South Africa