Team

We know what it takes to makes deals happen. At Top Jet Aviation, we are a team of experienced former fast-jet pilots and aviation consultants who have completed transactions for an international client base. The management team is further supported by global expert consultants, legal and financial support, who provide additional skilled resources depending on project requirements.

Jas Hawker Top Jet Aviation

Jas Hawker

Founder
Jas is the founder of Top Jet Aviation, an experienced RAF pilot and former leader of the world famous Red Arrows display team where he was responsible for all aspects of Red Arrows' activity. He has consulted to global companies on high performance/leadership and is a distinguished graduate of both the Australian Advanced Command and Staff Course and Manchester Business School. His passion for aviation and significant business experience ensure that our clients receive a world-class service.

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Dan Ingall Top Jet Aviation

Dan Ingall 

CoFounder and Head of Top Jet Aviation (France)
Dan heads up the French office, allowing us to provide a local service for our clients across the French Riviera and he attends the committee of the Air League of Monaco. He is a fluent French speaker and former RAF fighter pilot and is a graduate of of the RAF version of the USN 'Top Gun' course. Prior to joining Top Jet Aviation he was the Air Attaché within the French Embassy in Paris and diplomatic liaison to HRH The Prince of Wales. Dan is a Captain on the Piaggio Avanti II for a private airline. He holds an honours degree in Aeronautics & Astronautics, studied post-graduate Aerospace Vehicle Design at Cranfield University, and is a graduate of the UK's prestigious Advanced Command and Staff College.

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Mark Whitney Top Jet Aviation Las Vegas

Mark Whitney

Senior Associate (Las Vegas)
Mark Whitney heads up the Las Vegas office having previously served in the RAF for 25 years. He is a graduate of the UK equivalent of the US Navy "Top Gun" course and has been an ambassador for the UK flying the F-18 Hornet with the Canadian Military. His breadth of exposure to all aspects of aviation, coupled with his leadership, tenacity, and integrity leave him uniquely positioned to develop Top Jet Aviation's presence in the USA. 

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Head of Marketing

Yolanda Ziani de Ferranti

Head of Marketing and Branding

At Top Jet Aviation we place a high premium on the quality of our brand and marketing collateral. The responsibility for this falls to Yolanda, who with over 20 years experience in all aspects of design has both creative flair and a keen eye for detail. An added bonus is that her Father and both Grandparents were helicopter pilots so she also knows quite a lot about aviation.