Managing Director, wingx advance
Richard Koe is joint Managing Director of WINGX, taking the lead on strategy, business development and sales initiatives. Together with Christoph Kohler, Richard has grown WINGX to be the leading provider of market intelligence to the global business aviation industry. As well as managing WINGX, Richard is a regular speaker, panellist and moderator at industry conferences worldwide, writes on a wide range of business aviation issues, and works closely with regional regulators and industry associations.
Richard has spent a decade in the business aviation sector, initially as a board member of PrivatAir, subsequently managing the group´s private jet charter and management division. Richard has also advised several airline and business aviation ventures prior to starting WINGX. Before working in aviation, Richard spent 10 years in the international telecom and technology sectors, holding senior business strategy and sales positions with a range of blue-chip multinational, start-up and management consulting companies, living and working in the UK, Spain, France, United States and Africa.
Richard has a first class undergraduate degree from Oxford University and a masters cum laude in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins graduate School of Advanced International Studies, in Washington DC. He now spends his time working between WINGX offices in Hamburg and Geneva.