The ACA appoints new Chair for its NextGen group

23 January 2024

The ACA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicola-Jane Sellers as the chair of its 'Next Generation' (NextGen) group. Nicola-Jane will lead the group, focusing on raising awareness of the air charter industry and promoting the Association’s initiatives to future talent and young professionals in the industry.

Nicola-Jane Sellers, Group Sustainability Manager at Luxaviation Group, expressed her excitement about the appointment, stating, "I am delighted to be appointed as Chair of The ACA’s NextGen Group. I look forward to leading the diverse range of initiatives the NextGen group has planned for the year ahead, as we continue dedicating our efforts towards sustainable industry growth."

The ACA NextGen group, established in October 2020, aims to showcase and support the industry’s varied career opportunities, support the development of the Association’s work on sustainability and innovation, and engage with younger professionals within the membership.

Other members of the group include George Romeril (Isle-Fly), Jordan Penning (Royal Aeronautical Society), Scott Butcher (Starflight Aviation), Brad Wright (Business Air News), Jordan Smith (SaxonAir), Oliver Gates (Volanteus), Thomas Porter (Jet Luxe), and James Banham (Oriens Flight Operations).

Kevin Ducksbury, Chair of The ACA, highlighted the significance of Nicola-Jane's appointment, stating, "The appointment of Nicola-Jane as chair of our NextGen group will ensure this important part of the Association continues to develop and support our key initiatives. The group helps us to deliver on key projects such as in-person presentations at universities and colleges, support the Association’s work on sustainability and innovation, engaging with young professionals in our membership and work with charity fly2help on its Aim High Programme."