About Us

Industry Experts

Our lead consultants are all highly respected industry experts.

Highly Skilled

Different assignments call for different combinations of skills.

Committed Leadership

You will always have one of us lead your project.

Keith Purdom

Founder and CEO

Previously a CEO at Servisair and Head of Cargo for Aviapartner Keith has led Bluechip Aviation Consulting for 19 years. Clients have included a wide range of industry players with short term projects for industry leaders around the world as well as long term projects with, for example, a data subsidiary and an Indian software provider of automated rosters.

Keith’s niche is business development implementation for companies with services for ground handlers and airlines as well as acquisitions and disposals.

Guy Thompson

Guy Thompson is an aviation industry IT specialist with hands on experience of Ground Handling systems for Cargo Handling, Passenger Handling and Ramp Handling.

Guy leads our IT projects. He has experience of specifying and tendering (informal and formal) for IT software, integration and implementation. He manages the IT purchasing process with specific deliverables, KPI and penalties where appropriate.

Guy is a well known and highly respected IT specialist in the aviation sector and has in depth experience in airports, ground handling and cargo handling. And most importantly he has the ability to make IT support the business needs rather than the other way around!

Andrew Saunders

Leads our organisation Change and resource deployment activities building on his extensive Senior Level Operational Roles in Ground Handling both in the UK and overseas. He has led operation start ups from green field, mergers, acquisitions and organisation closure in highly unionised safety and service critical environments.

He has intimate knowledge of the ground handling business process and has led many projects based around application of planning processes that bring improvement.

Andrew has demonstrated over many years how enhancing employee engagement and focussing on developing leadership skills in front line staff enhances business performance and this remains a passion.

Andrew Saunders

Mike St Laurent

Mike is a former Air Canada employee who held senior positions in Network Planning, Scheduling and Commercial Strategy. He also has years of Route Development experience where he has delivered new routes and airlines to his airport and destination clients around the world. His expertise also includes route economics and air traffic forecasting.

Keith Purdom

Keith Purdom

Founder & CEO

Guy Thompson

Guy Thompson

IT Specialist

Andrew Saunders

Andrew Saunders

Consultant

Mike St Laurent

Consultant

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