Sophie has been appointed to the new role of global finance editor for Flightglobal. In this role she will be responsible leading the news and analysis agenda for finance content. Sophie brings extensive and rounded expertise of both the finance sector as a whole, and the aviation finance segment in particular. She spent four years as editor of Airfinance Journal in London, as well as 18 months covering the corporate and helicopter finance markets. She has also worked across other finance sectors, most recently covering credit markets. Sophie will be based in the Flightglobal New York office.
Jamie has been appointed Europe finance editor for Flightglobal. In his new role, he will be our prime editorial point of contact for our European aircraft finance coverage, as well as developments in Africa and the Middle East. Jamie has wide-ranging financial reporting experience, built up across the aviation, insurance, infrastructure and debt capital markets both in the UK and Asia. Jamie will be based in our London office.
Edward has been promoted to the position of Americas finance editor. Edward already has a great track record in covering finance as part of his existing role, having previously worked in financial journalism, and in this expanded role will lead our coverage of the finance sector in the Americas.
Together with our Asia finance editor, Ellis Taylor, these appointments complete our new finance editorial team which will be in place in time for this year’s Farnborough airshow.
“Our new appointments establish a strong team of finance specialists across the regions, enabling us to provide timely original insight of the aircraft finance sector, while in her global role Sophie will be able to drive our overall finance content to ensure we deliver top-level coverage of the key issues and trends shaping this crucial sector of the industry,” says Graham Dunn, editor of Flightglobal Dashboard.