Charles swapped a career at the British Foreign & Commonwealth (FCO) office for life as a startup founder and entrepreneur.
His diverse work history has included working on renewable energy Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects for the British Embassy in Copenhagen, participating in a UN 'COP' climate conference, running flight operations for a family office's hangar of vintage aviation assets, scouting start-ups for FinTech investors and deriving data-driven stories for corporate clients at a digital agency..
His own entrepreneurial ventures have included everything from hyperlocal news and an online marketplace for used cars to a directory of coworking spaces and even launching a low sugar tonic water.
West Sussex, UK
MYKHAILO 'MIKE' BEVZ
Mykhailo is a Ukrainian national, cloud architect, software engineer and technologist with 15 years experience.
Both a hands-on developer in everything from Node.js and C++ to Ruby on Rails and Neo4J and a Cloud Architect he has particular expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS). In recent years Mike's focus has been on commercial applications of AI and machine learning.
A serial entrepreneur Mykhailo has much experience in running distributed technical teams of his own.
Since the Russian invasion of 2022 Mykhailo has been in active military service with the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Australian native Scott has been a software developer for more than 20 years and takes pride in creating simple software solutions to complex business problems.
Scott has worked as a contractor, an employee and most recently as a founder of his own ventures. His broad experience has seen him produce software ranging from automated reporting, influence and pricing analysis tools to the network mapping software that served as the original inspiration for Osinto's 'Cloud Empire' knowledge graph tool.
Having travelled extensively worldwide and lived and worked in the UK for over a decade, Scott is now back home in his native Australia where he works remotely from Queensland's famous Gold Coast.
Gold Coast, Australia
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AVIATION LEAD - EMEA
Sam is an airline Captain, flying the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, currently out of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for Pacific Airlines.
He's previously flown for Jetstar in his home country of Australia and has also held a variety of project and management roles, including as a Fleet Manager.
A strong advocate of making aviation more sustainable he's also right at the forefront of exploring where the worlds of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and aviation collide.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Alexis has devoted much of his career to working in the commercial aviation aftermarket. Specialising in business development and client relations, he held a variety of Director-level roles at APOC Aviation and AJWalter Aviation.
A French native and self-confessed bon vivant, Alexis is not only the teams go-to for gastronomic recommendations but a true entrepreneur - having started ventures as diverse as a racing team, an Extreme Temperature Plastics (ETP) business and a cryptocurrency fund!
West Sussex, UK