Board and Working Groups

PPL/IR Europe Board

The Board are responsible for the governance and finances of the organisation and take fiduciary responsibility for PPL/IR Europe.

Chairman - Graham Mountford
Board Member & Chair Emeritus - Colin Williamson
Deputy Chairman - Craig Warmington
Secretary & Treasurer - Ian Chandler
Board Member & General Counsel - Matthew Lavy
Board Member - Jim Busby
Board Member - Timothy Nathan
Board Member - Julian Scarfe

Working Groups

There are several working groups focussing on individual areas of interest and operation. Working Group leaders listed below report to the board. PPL/IR Europe is primarily a voluntary organisation and members are encouraged to participate in whichever group(s) they feel most suited to - just contact the group leader to discuss further.

Marketing, Sales & Membership: Jim Busby
Events: Craig Warmington
Flight Operations & Competence: Timothy Nathan
Representation & Advocacy: Julian Scarfe
Editor Instrument Pilot Magazine:  Andrea Lorenz

Programme Management

The PPL / IR Europe activity programme is managed by Andrew Sinclair. Andrew reports to the board and is responsible for delivering the agreed development programme to make sure the organisation meets its agreed strategic objectives, he can be reached at


Membership Administration

This website provides most of the information required for prospective members, and accepts payment for registration and renewal. If anyone would like to discuss membership issues please email Greta Laimaite - Administration Office at with a telephone number and convenient contact times and a PPL/IR volunteer will call you within a couple of days.