João Casimiro

Chief Operating Officer
João Casimiro

João Casimiro holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Brighton, with a professional career spanning over 36 years in several industries (Engineering Design, Pharmaceuticals, Building, Oils & Gas, Petrochemicals, Consulting and Aviation).

Whilst the first 12 years were mainly leading technical roles, the ensuing 24 years were in management positions in Supply Chain and Procurement and the last 13 specifically on business aviation, having joined NetJets in 2006, as Director of Procurement and later Luxaviation in 2015, as Chief Procurement Officer.

In 2019 he was been appointed Luxaviation Group COO, permanent Luxaviation Group board member, as well as CEO of newly founded SmartFly.

Further to the management roles, will cumulatively undertake the lead negotiator role, for high value or high-complexity projects.