Meet our lovely writers!

Sarah Wray: Content editor, FINN

Sarah Wray

Sarah is the content editor for FINN.
Jackson White

Jackson White

Business Development Manager and Defence specialist at Getac
Marcella Nethersole

Marcella Nethersole

Marcella Nethersole is a travel writer who has worked in Europe, the US, South America, the Middle East and Asia with book and magazine publishers in the corporate and finance market. For seven years she worked with the Flight Daily News team and specialised in aircraft interiors and inflight services.
Alan Warnes

Alan Warnes

Freelance writer
Richard L. Aboulafia: Vice President, Analysis, Teal Group

Richard L. Aboulafia: Vice President, Analysis, Teal Group

Richard is Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group. He manages consulting projects in the commercial and military aircraft field and analyzes broader defense and aerospace trends. He has advised numerous aerospace companies, including most prime and many second- and third-tier contractors in the US, Europe and Asia. He also advises numerous financial institutions on aerospace market conditions.
Chuck Grieve: Freelance writer
Claire Apthorp

Claire Apthorp: Freelance writer

As a freelance defence writer, Claire regularly contributes to some of the UK’s leading defence magazines, as well as taking on guest editor roles and in-house editorial staff roles where required. She also writes for monthly publications in Australia and Asia, and periodicals produced for the Royal Navy.
Alan Peaford: Editor-in-Chief, FINN

Alan Peaford: Editor-in-Chief, FINN

Alan Peaford is a former national newspaper journalist and the current president of the UK's Institute of Internal Communications. He edited Flight International’s Flight Daily News for 17 years and has won an Aerospace Journalist of the Year award on five occasions. He is the author of a best selling guide to business aircraft and has written for many newspapers and trade magazines.
Steve Nichols

Steve Nichols

Steve is a journalist and communications consultant specialising in space and technology. He has covered space shuttle launches in Florida and regularly writes about both European manned and unmanned space missions. As a communications consultant he has worked with some of Europe's leading technology companies.
Robert Freestone Professor of Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW
Dr Gordon Mizner
Alan Dron: Freelance journalist
Industry focus: Embraer
Industry focus: Airbus
John Schmidt: Global managing director for Accenture’s Aerospace and Defence business

John Schmidt: Global managing director for Accenture’s Aerospace and Defence business

Global managing director for Accenture’s Aerospace and Defence business.
Matthew Rosenquist: Cybersecurity Strategist, Artificial Intelligence Group at Intel Corporation

Matthew Rosenquist: Cybersecurity Strategist, Artificial Intelligence Group at Intel Corporation

Matthew Rosenquist is an industry-recognized pragmatic, passionate, and innovative strategic security expert with 25 years of experience.
Richard Gale: Policy Advisor, ADS
Bas de Vos: Director of IFS Labs, IFS
Gillian Jenner, FlightGlobal
Arthur D. Little: Consultancy
Dr. Donough Wilson: Innovation Lead at VIVID/futureVision
Sameer Savani: Technology Advisor, ADS Group
Andy Smith: Group Head of Marketing, Arville
Evan Butler-Jones: Director, Defence Product Line, Aviation & Defence Business Unit, IFS
Robin Glover-Faure, Vice President of Airline Training at L3 Commercial Training Solutions
Anne Lillywhite, director of engineering, Honeywell Aerospace
Kelly Allen, Director of Transportation in Europe North,  Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Chrystal Zhang: Senior Lecturer in Aviation, Swinburne University of Technology
Ian Metcalf: UK Business Development, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
George Tebbutt: senior associate, Haseltine Lake
Mark Martin: Director, Operator Edition Product Line, Aviation & Defence Business Unit, IFS