Meet the Board
Mr. Ittihadieh founded Freestream Aircraft Limited in 1992. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Boston University and has also completed post-graduate work in Business Management at Harvard. He began his career as a Foreign Exchange Trader, specializing in Structured Finance Currency Derivatives, later becoming an extremely successful business owner, with a strong focus in the aviation industry.
Sir Ralph RobinsChairman
Sir Robins graduated from Imperial College London and joined Rolls-Royce as a graduate apprentice in 1955. During his career he worked on the development of civil aero engines, was executive vice president of the company’s American operations, managing director of its Industrial and Marine Division and Commercial Director of the company. He served twenty years on the board, retiring in 2003 after ten years as chairman. Sir Robins is a former Chairman of the Defence Industries Council and former President of the Society of British Aerospace Companies and a Director of several international companies.
Lord Thomas Alexander Fermor-HeskethVice Chairman
Lord Hesketh was educated at Ampleforth College, Yorkshire, England. He became a member of the House of Lords and held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment between 1989 and 1990 and was Minister of State in the Department of Trade and Industry between 1990 and 1991. In 2003, he became Treasurer of the Conservative Party. He is currently chairman of The Conservative Party Foundation.
Mr. Ittihadieh is the President and CEO of METTKO. Mo established and successfully sold a consulting and project management business in the construction industry. Mr. Ittihadieh served on the board of the acquiring company from 2002 and was part of the team responsible for the 2006 floating of the company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Ittihadieh earned his B.Eng. at the University of Westminster, UK.