Tony served for 19 years in the Royal Navy as navigator, diver, Lynx helicopter pilot and instructor. He commanded 815 Naval Air Squadron and a Warship and served as the media spokesman for overseas military operations.

He joined Shell Aircraft in 2003 as an Aviation Advisor and has gained global experience working with aircraft operators supporting oil and gas operations, undertaking assurance, air accident investigations and providing specialist advice to Shell’s extensive business stakeholder group. Championing initiatives to enable safe and efficient operations in some of the most diverse and challenging environments, he has worked closely with OEMs on aircraft design specifications, represents the Company on several industry and national regulatory bodies and is the Chair of the energy industry’s IOGP Aviation Sub Committee. Tony was appointed as Shell’s VP Aircraft and Managing Director Shell Aircraft in May 2016.

Most at home pursuing a range of outdoor activities across the South West with his wife, family and friends, he’s now also committed to supporting DAAT in achieving its goals and ambitions for the community.

Trustee Tony Gramp