Who We Are
The management and staff work closely as a team to provide the highest levels of service and professionalism in the aircraft charter industry. No other charter management company has the depth of knowledge and industry experience as the task-ready Adagold Aviation team.
Managing Director + Chairman
Mark Clark is the founder and Chairman of Adagold Aviation. He is a former C-130 crew member who was engaged in both civil and military conflict and humanitarian disaster relief operations globally. Mark has over 38 years’ experience in varied roles within aviation across five continents. As the founder of Adagold Aviation, he has been the driving force of leadership and the pursuit of excellence. He is passionate about disruptive technology and its impact on future business opportunities.
Stuart brings to Adagold Aviation a wealth of experience with over 35 years’ working in sales and administration roles in Government, real estate and aviation business’s having held a variety of executive and senior roles. Stuart has exceptional commercial and organisational skills and many of his roles have encompassed major restructure reforms and running administration teams. Stuart is also the Chairman of the Adagold Aviation subsidiary company, Aero Adapt.
Director + General Manager Charter Operations
In the ten years Simon has been with Adagold, he has developed the most client focussed and professional charter management team in Australia. His intimate understanding of the Australian aircraft charter industry positions him as one of the most knowledgeable Managers in the Australian aviation industry.
MD Adagold Europe
Mal has been with Adagold for over 10 years and has worked across the business in a range of roles. He is intimately aware of the importance of swiftly reacting to our clients’ needs and developing life-long relationships. His experience in aviation and the management of multiple types of air operations across the globe position him as one of Australia’s most respected CEOs in the aviation industry.
Anil Patel, is the senior in-house counsel, a Director and the Company Secretary of Adagold Aviation. He is a solicitor of the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Anil has over 30 years’ experience acting in business, property and commercial matters and has practised in Queensland since 1996.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason joined Adagold in 2015 and brings over 10 years experience in Senior Finance roles in the construction industry. These roles involved multi-million dollar contracts with high levels of compliance requirements. Jason’s role at Adagold include general responsibility and oversight for the Adagold Contracting and Charter divisions.
General Manager Technical and Safety
Steve’s experience in aviation spans 30 years across the world including senior airline management, aircraft maintenance engineering, and safety management as well as holding an active Airline Transport Pilot Licence and being a Grade 1 Multi-Engine Flight Instructor. He is one of Australia’s leading aviation consultants.
Market Development Manager
Katelyn is responsible for building new strategic relationships and business opportunities for the Adagold Group of Companies. Her background in fashion, travel and business makes her the perfect fit for developing luxury partnerships and connections with high-end destinations and service providers as part of Adagold Luxe.