Paul Richardson joins Air Partner


Air Partner appoints Richardson as director of the private jets division.

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Air Partner has appointed Paul Richardson as director of its private jets division.


Richardson joins Air Partner with 20 years’ relevant business experience. Based in the UK, he will have global responsibility for Air Partner’s Private Jet Division (excluding North America) and joins the leadership team of Air Partner plc.

Most recently, Richardson was a member of the management team that launched Cover-U Ltd. He has held senior management positions in Coutts & Co, Barclays Wealth and Helvetia Wealth.

Richardson holds a number of non-executive roles and for eight years was chairman of the Sir Steve Redgrave Charitable Trust, and is now a committee member for the Steve Redgrave Fund within Comic Relief. He is also a member of the NSPCC Sports Steering Committee and is a trustee of WellChild, which is proud to have HRH Prince Henry of Wales as its Patron.

Mark Briffa, CEO of Air Partner, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Paul to Air Partner; his experience and understanding of the High Net Worth sector and the wider financial services industry are well suited to our Private Jet Division.  Paul’s management experience and strong networks in both wealth management and the sports industry are ideally placed to help the Private Jet Division grow and achieve its strategic aims.”

Paul Richardson, Air Partner’s new director of private jets, said, “I am delighted to be joining Air Partner’s Private Jet Division. Air Partner has an excellent platform combining heritage, brand and industry leading products, with strong financials and a stellar track record. There remains significant opportunity for the Division throughout the UK, Europe and emerging markets – I am excited to be working with the team to drive growth and maximise our potential.”