Management Team

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Graeme Frater - Managing Director

Co-founder of the parent company and CEO of ACS Aviation with over 24 years experience within the industry. Graeme has developed excellent working relationships with key companies over the years and has experience working with several airlines and ATO's throughout the UK and Europe. Graeme is responsible for the day to day operation of the entire business and responsible for ensuring safety is the number one priorty.

Craig McDonald - Group Technical Director

Co-founder of the parent company, Cloud Global Group, Craig offers a wealth of knowledge with almost 20 years experience in the aviation industry. Craig's background is in aircraft maintenance, MRO management and he is also a commercial airline pilot. Craig is responsible for all technical and engineering services including business development, projects, acquisitions, leasing, training and recruitment.
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Louise Ewart - Sales Director

Louise Ewart has a background in the travel services industry and airline management. Louise has managed teams of specialist consultants and overseen group sales and the teams delivery of strategic products. Louise works with the senior management at ACS and is responsible for sales and marketing. 

Bruce Duguid - General Manager

As General Manager, Bruce is responsible for overseeing and managing all day to day aspects of the company’s operations. Bruce ensures compliance with the Company’s Operations Manual and reports to the Managing Director. Bruce's role within the business is to deliver safe, efficient and timely services to our flight training students, pilot members, aircraft maintenance customers and airfield visitors ensuring a high level of communication and exceptional service to all our customers and management.
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Jeni Malloch - Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Jeni is responsible for running the schools ground operations. Jeni liaises with our team of flight instructors and aircraft engineers each day to discuss issues, oversee all major operational decisions and devise solutions to problems that arise. Jeni is also responsible for student welfare and course admissions.
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Philip Morritt - Head of Training

Philip Morritt has been instructing in the UK and Ireland for over 20 years. As well as teaching students undertaking the PPL, CPL MEP, IR and Flight Instructor courses he has also flown as an air taxi pilot. Philip has years of experience and has been involved in Commercial Air Operations and is also the Safety Manager. 
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Ian Weinstein - CFI Commercial Training

Ian started his flying career in 1978 and progressed to Owner and Chief Flight Instructor at Halfpenny Green Flight Centre until 1999. For the last 12 years Ian has been a CPL, MEP, and IR Instructor with over 14000hr experience. Ian is a Flight Examiner for PPL, CPL, IR(R), IRE (initial IRT and Re validation/Renewals).
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Andrew McMillen - Chief Flight Instructor - PPL

Andrew McMillen has has been instructing since 1995 and holds EASA, FAA and Hong Kong flight instructor qualifications. Andrew has also instructed pilots in Germany, Hong Kong and the US.
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Bryan Dermidy - Maintenance Manager

Bryan's background is in offshore Electrical and Hydraulics Engineering. He possess a vast and diverse wealth of expertise accumulated over extensive experience working across different positions, employers, & industries. Bryan is a B1 licenced engineer and has experience working in a variety of technical and senior management positions on both rotary and fixed wing aircraft at several MRO's throughout Europe and Africa.

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Bob Malloch - Airport Manager

Bob is the Perth Airport Manager. He is key to the delivery of the Board’s commitment to operate the airport safely, efficiently, commercially and at all times in full accordance with the requirements of the CAA, DfT and other regulators and to work with all stakeholders. As Airport Manager Bob is responsible for the day to day management of the Airport’s staff and airfield operations.

Alex Fenton - Quality and Compliance Manager

With over 20 years’ experience in aviation quality management in a number of MROs and CAMOs, Alex is responsible for maintaining the quality management system for our EASA Part 145 and Part M approvals. Working closely with all functions his main duties are ensuring our company procedures are kept current with EASA regulations, auditing all departments to ensure compliance and maintaining the staff training and authorisation system.

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