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Company

ConnectJets

Position

Founder

Index

Aviation

Aviation & Yachts

Location

London, United Kingdom

Asset class

Aircraft

Client types

UHNW

Celebrities

Politicians

Sector focus

Aerospace

Artists, Writers and Performers

Political Organizations

Profile

Gabriella Somerville

Description

Gabriella Somerville has over 30 years of experience in aviation, beginning her career at Virgin Atlantic in 1988 before moving to British Airways in 1995, and launching a boutique events management firm a decade later.

After joining Bombardier Skyjet International in 2007 to handle the relationship between the private jet charter company and its client, she founded ConnectJets in 2009, using her own seed capital. Today, she is one of the most senior female bosses in the sector, receiving the Honorary Global Exemplary Award for Entrepreneurship 2015 from the EU Women Inventors & Innovators Network, celebrating the success of women in male-dominated fields.

Rank: Top Recommended

Top Recommended 2020, Aviation

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