Lesley Cripps is an Aviation industry professional with over 30 year’s commercial & operational experience working within the cargo aviation industry for 5 major players, having held a number of key positions contributing to a broad knowledge of the industry. She has a proven track record of sales growth in all positions combined with excellent networking skills.
She started her career with Singapore Airlines where she developed her understanding for operations and excelled; with a passion growing for the cargo industry progressed into sales with Martin air at that time a global cargo operator.
Her talents did not go unnoticed and was approached by Chapman Freeborn to develop the UK markets in air cargo charter operations. Never afraid of a new challenge she joined Saudia Arabian Airlines as Cargo Manager for the United Kingdom during the first 8th months turned around the operations and sales, where it was noticed by head office and was requested to move to Brussels, to look after Europe in an interim period. During that time made changes and turned around the Europe in both sales and operations, Head office then promoted her as their first female senior manager as Director Europe for both Cargo Sales and Operations.
Always looking for a new challenge she moved to Kazakhstan and took up a global role with Air Astana as Sales Director Cargo.
She has made it clear that the cargo industry is far behind so many industries when it comes to information technology. CargoFlash has the innovative solution and team to take this forward, with her understanding of the industry.