Karl Brünjes – Immediate Past Chairman

Karl Brünjes has been involved in the trading, financing and management of commercial aircraft since 1990.  Karl has held senior positions at Fortis Aviation Group, IBA Group, Republic Financial and RPK Capital and has closed business with airlines, governments, banks and financial institutions in over 25 countries across the globe.

A well known and respected figure in aviation, Karl has spoken at most of the major aviation conferences in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia, and was elected Chairman of The Aviation Club of the UK in 2018.

Prior to coming into the aviation sector, Karl was an officer in the British Army and has a degree in Classics.  Outside of aviation his interests include, history, archaeology, hiking and sailing.