Helicopter Investor London 2023 – Presentations


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Helicopter Investor London 2023


09.55 Is helicopter leasing now a mature market
What will the next five years look like?
Does helicopter leasing naturally fit with commercial aircraft
Will we see new capital enter the market
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor
John Petkovic, Macquarie Rotorcraft
Crispin Maunder, LCI
Michael York, The Milestone Aviation Group


10.35 Helicopter markets on and offshore
Helicopter supply and demand
How are helicopters being utilised?
Is the offshore boom back?
Moderator: Mike Stones, Helicopter Investor
Steve Robertson, Air and Sea Analytics
Sara Dhariwal, Ascend by Cirium
Jeremy Parkin, Parapex Media


11.35 Has the death of offshore missions been exaggerated?
Are we seeing more than green shoots
Is the balance shifting between operators and customers?
Can financiers influence negotiations
Moderator: Robert Van de Vuurst, Baker Donelson
Keith Mullett, PHI International
Sebastien Moulin, The Milestone Aviation Group
Jeffrey Juergens, Sikorsky
Roberto Garavaglia, Leonardo Helicopters


12.15 Fireside chat – Helicopters & ESG

What can the industry do?
Who should drive change?
Jaspal Jandu, LCI
Michael Halaby, MUFG Bank 


12.35 Money Money Money
Have lender attitudes changed?
Helicopters and bank ESG policies
Moderator: Mike Stones, Helicopter Investor
Thato Matsha, Investec
Alan O’Rouke, LCI
Camille Brunel, RIVE Private Investment


14.35 State of the market
What is hot and what will be?
Emmanuel Dupuy, Aero Asset


14.55 Face Value
Are economic lives changing
Moderator: Owen Geach, IBA
David Crick, DavAir Group
Gerard Deterne, Pteron Valuations
Jason Kmiecik, HeliValue$



15.35 Are we getting closer to zero accidents?
Making operations safer
What can other operators learn from offshore
Tim Rolfe, HeliOffshore


15.55 MRO, technology and maintenance
How to manage supply chain issues
How can data help
The rise of preventative maintenance
How to cope with capacity
Moderator: Alastair Fallon, Fly Fast Further First
Joe Hawke, Uniflight Global
Kieran Hannan, The Milestone Aviation Group
Carolyn Forsyth, Heli-One
Ismael Rhissa Zakary, Pratt & Whitney Canada


16.55 How important is SAF to the helicopter industry
Does demand match supply?
How important is 2023 for uptake
Jean Souetre, Safran Helicopter Engines
Laura Bowden, Air bp


17.35 The McGinn-ing of the end
Is the up-cycle starting again?
Is it too early to get excited?
Clark McGinn, Uplifting Advice


Day Two

09.35 Rotary leasing 2023
Looking beyond oil and gas
How easy is it to find investors and lenders?
Moderator: Jim Janaitis, Baker Donelson
Marc Schechter, Thora Capital
Dan Roberts, Lobo Leasing
Olivier Piot, Nova Capital




10.15 The changing market
Is this the start of a new cycle?
Growing SAR
Why Helicopter operators should lead the electric vertical aircraft revolution.
Chris Bradshaw, Bristow Group

10.35 Is consolidation here to stay
Will 2023 follow 2022’s lead?
Does the industry need more operator M&A
Is this bigger than Oil & Gas
Moderator: Mike Stones, Helicopter Investor
Oliver Althoff, Seabury Corporate Finance
Clark McGinn, Uplifting Aviation


11.35 How BLADE has diversified
Melissa Tomkiel, BLADE Air Mobility


12.15 Let it blow – offshore wind
How much demand is there for helicopters?
Helicopters versus marine transport
Moderator: Steve Robertson, Air and Sea Analytics
Regis Magnac, Airbus Helicopters
Lee Harris, Vattenfall
Bernd Brucherseifer, HTM


12.45 Can heavyweight VTOLs be electrified
Freshta Farzam, LYTE Aviation


14.25 Orders and progress – Brazil helicopter market
Will Brazil’s South American dominance continue?
Onshore versus offshore operations
Joao Paulo Servera, Veirano Advogatos
Eric Bailleul, Rotortrade
Aoife Considine, CHC


15.05 Elroy Air – rethinking cargo
Big delivery drones for same-day shipping everywhere
Grant Newman, Elroy Air


15.25 Growing through a boom – lessons fo electric vertical aircraft
Looking back at the helicopter leasing boom
Can you avoid bandwagons when everyone is jumping on them
The risks with aviation – regulation, safety and why it is really different
Ed Washecka, RACE Aviation Partners


15.45 Is the future electric – Helicopters vs electric vertical aircraft
Which is the future
Is there room for both?
Moderator: Frank Liemandt, European Rotors
Jean-Marc Youkhana, Uplifting Aviation
Nigel Leishman, LCI
Tim Chun-hing Li, Ascend by Cirium
Richard Brown, Sophrodyne Aerospace