Ahmed Rashid Jibril
Ahmed Rashid Jibril is the Chairman for 748 Air Services Ltd. He has been actively involved in the operations and expansion of 748 Air Services Ltd, since its founding in 1994. As Managing Director, he developed and implemented all major strategic initiatives, which led to the growth of the company from one 748 Hawker aircraft to the current fleet of 11 aircraft made up of Dash 8-400, Dash8 -100 and Cessna caravans.
Ahmed is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of England & Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Canada. He is also a member of Institutes of Public Accountants of Kenya and founding member of the Association of Financial Analysts of Kenya.
He graduated at the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. He is married to Farah Mohammed and blessed with four children.
Moses Kamae Mwangi
Moses Mwangi is a highly motivated expert in aviation finance and management who holds an MBA from Edinburgh business school in UK. He is a certified public accountant with a current practicing certificate. He is also an alumnus of Harvard business school’s advance management program.
Moses has a proven leadership portfolio having worked as CFO and CEO for different aviation companies in East Africa. He is passionate about the Aviation Industry and a go getter with notable accomplishments in the 38 years he has worked with the aviation and manufacturing industries.
Rashid has a wealth of experience in Senior Management having served in the Government as well as an International NGO for more than two decades. His knowledge and experience in the NGO world makes him an asset to the company towards delivery of services to the Humanitarian sector. He is highly skilled in building client relationships having worked as marketing manager for 748 Air services for 9 years.
Rashid is able to ensure consistency of service delivery and is very competent in developing new business clienteles.
Ground Operations Director
Margaret is a self-made entrepreneur, a team player and an ideal leader who spearheaded an aviation company to become one of the major humanitarian air services providers. In her capacity as the Managing Director for Airworks Kenya limited, she was responsible for controlling a diverse work force spread over six countries with over thirteen bases of operation. She also managed to successfully run an Aircraft maintenance organization (AMO) that was maintaining over 30 aircraft.
She boasts over 20 years experience in the aviation industry. She holds credentials in aircraft and passenger ground handling as well as a flight attendant license from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
Flight Operations Director
Fahim Hussein Mohamed
Captain Fahim Mohammed is a graduate with an associate degree in Aeronautical sciences, from community college in Portland, Oregon, USA. He holds a commercial pilot’s license from FAA and is a flight instructor CFI, CFII, MEI from Hillsboro Aviation in Portland. He also holds a Kenyan ATPL and is rated on different aircrafts with over 9000 flight time hours. He also acts as the company’s line pilot and training captain on our Dash 8 fleet.
He is very adept in the aviation industry and possesses technical skills with over 15 years working experience.
Jeff is a pilot by profession with over 30 years aviation experience. He is a qualified simulator and ground school instructor. He has a total of 8,000 aircraft hours and 20,000 hours of total simulator for Dash-8/100/200/300/400. He holds FAA and Transport Canada pilot certificate for Dash 8 type series, FAA ground instructor certificate and advanced instrument instructor certificate. He was a designated Training center Evaluator (T.C.E) at flight safety for many years on all Dash – 8 aircraft.
Jeff is an accomplished simulator lesson plan developer who managed to develop simulator lesson plan for airline and air service companies. He has also worked for a few regional airlines and Flight Safety in Canada.
Marius is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer who holds an SACAA AME license. He has completed several Maintenance Type Courses and is rated on B737, B747-200/300/COMBI/ SP, DHC 8-300 Series, CRJ 200 ER Airframe, and JT9D-7R4/7Q/7F, PWC 120 Series, PWC PT6A Series and GE CF32-3B1 Engines.
He has a wealth of knowledge in Aircraft Maintenance and over 20 years of experience in Quality Assurance, having worked for companies such as; Solenta Aviation in South Africa, Air Service Gabon and South African Airways. Marius previously held the position of director of Maintenance at 748 Air Services.
Director of Maintenance (PHM/AOC)
Hermann is a licensed aircraft engineer with over 50 years experience. He is rated to maintain different aircrafts such as Dash, Cessna Caravans and Dornier among others. He has undergone immense training in different courses in engineering from PWC Canada, Dornier in Germany, FAM course in Netherlands and flight safety in Montreal among others.
Hermann is highly proficient in planning and maintaining aircraft technical records having worked for different entities from Austrian Airforce, Nigerian Airforce, Tyrolean airways, DAC aviation, in different capacities.
Director of Maintenance (AMO)
Franz is a licensed engineer and rated on different types of aircraft such as DHC 8 100/ 300, DHC – 7, Boeing 737-200/300 and Air Tractor AT400 among others. He is highly qualified and knowledgeable due to numerous courses he has undertaken on engineering such as airframe & power plant course, heavy maintenance course, line maintenance course and engine condition trend monitoring with PWC in Montreal, Canada.
He has over 30 years of experience in maintenance having worked for major aviation companies like Tyrolean airways, Lauda Air Vienna, Air service Gabon and DAC Aviation.
Corporate Compliance Manager
Mariane initially trained as a professional nurse, but due to her passion for quality health care delivery she became part of the team at Arwyp Medical Centre whom in 2000 attained ISO 9001 Certification through the external certification body, Bureau Veritas, which gave them the bragging rights as the first private hospital in the southern hemisphere to achieve this certification. Later as the Quality Manager she became involved in project management and occupational health and safety.
She is very passionate about quality service delivery and safety. In 2012 she successfully implemented the ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System at 748 Air Services, and with her vast knowledge and experience she assisted in the design and development of electronic stock control system and flight quotation system for 748 Air Services. She is well versed with policy development and implementation. She is a pacesetter with a fanatical attention to detail.
Human Resource Manager
Esther is a graduate with an MBA from the United States International University. She also holds a B.A in International Relations Specialized in Human Resource Management. She is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
She is well versed in the developing and implementing of HR policies as well as management and development of people with over 18 years of experience.