Our staff

Our team has a wealth of expertise and experience in a variety of disciplines relating to aviation fuel.

Meet key members of the team here:

John Pitts

Managing Director

John Pitts is the Managing Director of eJet International.  With nearly 30 years of professional experience in the engineering and project management, operation and commercial management of aviation fuel facilities at major airports around the world, John’s experience enables him to bring both tried and tested best practice design and new innovative ideas to the table.

John has a wealth of technical knowledge about aviation fuel facilities at major international airports having worked on projects at Singapore Changi, London Heathrow and Gatwick, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sydney, Brussels, Auckland, Delhi, Bangalore and Milan Malpensa international airports.

Most notably, John was General Manager between 1996 – 99 of the oil company/airline joint venture at the new Hong Kong International Airport, responsible for delivering the US$ 250 million new jet fuel infrastructure (construction management, project finance, business set-up and then operation), and had a leading role in the design and implementation of Open Access at Hong Kong International Airport (the first example of true Open Access outside North America), following this with the design and implementation of Open Access in India (Bangalore and Delhi).

Alex Ng

Commercial and Supply Chain Specialist

A professional with many years experience in the downstream oil industry. Alex was Director of Chevron Hong Kong and Caltex Oil Hong Kong.

His key strengths include aviation fuel supply operations (from refinery to wing), supply chain, product quality management, HES management, shipping (tanker vetting, nomination procedure, receiving procedure), product trading and finance, banking and business planning.

Alex brings a valuable contribution to eJet’s commercial offering.

Kristy O’Connor

Project Manager

With over fifteen years experience in advisory and consulting roles across a variety of public and private sector organisations, Kristy has a track record of delivery success. She has previously managed a number of projects from inception to post implementation stage at the Home Office, Department for Constitutional Affairs and the National Programme for IT (NPfIT).

Her most recent role was Programme Manager for the Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) enabling her team of management consultants and analysts to become the national authority on workforce planning and development, providing advice and information to the NHS and social care system.

Kristy has excellent interpersonal skills making her a valuable team player able to work with people at all levels to deliver high profile engagements. She is experienced at working with senior management and at presenting to board level executives.

Key strengths are project & programme management (PRINCE2), procurement, change implementation, corporate finance (mergers and acquisitions), contract negotiation, stakeholder management and communication, facilitating workshops and focus groups, and financial management.

Chelladurai Boopathy

Design Engineering Manager

Chelladurai Boopathy is the Design Engineering Manager at eJet International.  He has worked on a number of design projects in Singapore and India.

Chelladurai received recognition for designing India’s longest aviation fuel hydrant system– 13 km of underground piping.  He administered the team to handle three tank farm projects concurrently and delivered the same on time. Off the back of his extensive piping design and engineering experience, Chelladurai has published a technical database of pipe sizing, pressure drop analysis and surge analysis for developing in-house software and AS 2885.5 compliant database for field pressure testing.

Chelladurai is currently Design Lead for three projects at Singapore Changi Airport, all of which required the optimisation of aircraft parking on stopbars in order to safeguard hydrant fuelling.

Martin Keane

Field Engineer

With over 25 years of experience in oil and gas, petro-chemical plant construction and project management, Martin has previously held Construction Manager positions on a variety of internationally diverse projects, which have included oil refinery, gas plant, aviation fuel depots/ hydrant systems, propylene and phenol. He has extensive GTL experience, constructing ASU Oxygen and Hydrogen Plants, L/B transmission pipelines and plant turnarounds.

Martin’s experience includes client representative and EPC / PMC projects – feed through to commissioning.

Martin is passionate about HSE with a dedicated approach to each project to ensure safe completion, surpassing quality requirements while maintaining schedule and budget.

Paul Knight

Operations Specialist and Inspector

A successful aviation fuels industry manager with over 30 years’ experience in the operation of airport installations and into-plane fuelling facilities, maintenance and technical support, personnel and location management. Originally a time served vehicle engineer, transferring to Shell UK Aviation as an into-plane refuelling technician at Heathrow Airport. Paul progressed through various operational roles culminating in Manager of Bournemouth Airport Operations before joining eJet International.

Paul has overseas experience in Kosovo, France, Afghanistan and Greece.

Lyndon Clark

Procurement Consultant

A professional with 36 years’ experience in the downstream oil industry, initially within maintenance and turnaround teams as a welder, then in materials planning and procurement.

Lyndon has extensive experience of refining maintenance, turnarounds and projects at Esso Petroleum Refinery in the UK. Further roles and responsibilities have included mentoring new hires in the ExxonMobil Czechia Business Centre, Prague Czech Republic for both materials and services contracts, and working within affiliate procurement organisations for regional contracts.

Key strengths are procurement contracting and contract management materials planning.