We are committed to providing a quality and customised service to our clientS. our strong relationships are built on service provision AT the highest STANDARDS of the Industry.
Regina Mulready – Business Development Director
Regina is responsible for the day to day oversight of Six West.
Regina began her career with an Irish ACMI, living and working in various parts of Europe and North Africa. She has extensive experience with aviation personnel recruitment, management, training and flight operations. Following this, Regina worked with a number of high profile clients in the Real Estate industry, during which, she refined her skills in business development, UHNW client care and account management. Prior to joining Six West, Regina worked as a Director of a Scandinavian Health and Fitness Organisation. She was responsible for business development, client relations and staff training.
Regina’s natural ability to nurture quality relationships with clients and partners has led to long term solutions and success, driving growth across Europe, The Middle East and Asia. She is a vital member of the management team in our efforts to establish Six West as an Industry leader in the provision of quality aviation services to our client portfolio.
Ph: +353 (0) 87 700 4674
Matthew Gee – Director of Operations
Originally from the UK, Matthew has worked within the Aviation industry for over 20 years. Matthew’s interest in aviation started at grass roots level in the General Aviation sector. He transitioned into the Commercial Aviation sector where he worked within the Operations Control department for a 45-aircraft fleet charter airline based in the UK, flying world-wide operations.
In 2006, Matthew relocated to Ireland, where he assumed the responsibilities of Operations Controller for a well known regional airline; before moving to a large flag carrier working within their Operations Control Department.
Matthew carried his experience and skill set into the aircraft leasing sector, heading up the Ferry and Flight Solutions Department for a large provider of Services to aircraft lessors, banks, financial institutions and airlines. Matthew has earned an Industry wide reputation as a reliable, trustworthy and highly skilled partner that the airline and leasing industry lean on heavily to ensure safe, efficient and compliant flight operations.
As the Six West Director of Operations, based in our Dublin office, Matthew is responsible for the development and growth of the companies client portfolio providing quality flight solutions operations and aviation support services to the industries lessors, airlines, operators and business jet sectors.
He maintains responsibility for our aircraft management portfolio, including air safety, regulatory oversight and assuring the team at Six West continually delivers its high-quality service to its clients.
Ph: +353 (0) 87 189 7569
Cathy Tam - Director, Asia-Pacific region
Cathy represents Six West in Hong Kong as the Director of the Asia-Pacific region. She is responsible for overseeing daily operations, working closely with our valued client base to ensure timely and accurate response in our service provision and assisting the Dublin Head Office in developing and implementing growth strategies for the region.
Cathy enjoys a lifelong commitment to aviation, and has pursued it with passion and dedication since obtaining her Bachelor of Aviation Management at Massey University in New Zealand. After graduation, she returned to Hong Kong to develop her professional interests in aviation, embarking on her journey through her excellent performance in customer service at Hong Kong’s premier FBO facility.
After several years of building experience and establishing connections in the corporate aviation sector, Cathy was recruited by one of Hong Kong’s pre-eminent aircraft management companies. Her responsibilities grew quickly in line with her abilities, and soon saw Cathy taking responsibility for pilot and contract pilot recruitment, overseeing and coordinating crew training and licensing, and performing other roles of support in daily flight operations for a large number of aircraft accounts, pilots and regulatory authorities. Her exceptional customer service skills combined with her knowledge of the regional aviation industry, and her well-established professional network resulted in Cathy quickly becoming a pivotal point of contact and gained a solid reputation as a problem solver for many other departments and their personnel within the aircraft management company and within the industry in Hong Kong.
In addition to expressing her talents through yoga and the cello, Cathy also enjoys the outdoors. She relishes the opportunity to travel and to develop new relationships that her role with Six West provides.
Ph: +852 6068 9890
Corrinne Markowitz - Business Development Manager
Corrinne is our Six West, Hong Kong Business Development Manager. She is responsible for supporting the Group’s global growth strategy in its existing markets as well as strategizing for entry into new regions with a special focus on the Asia –Pacific region. Corrinne has earned a solid reputation in the aviation industry as a problem solver who works with diligence with her clients. She has a proven track record of quality multi-tasking skills.
Corrinne’s first taste of aviation was working as a reservation agent at the Hong Kong International Airport. Following this, she moved into the business jet industry where she was quickly chosen by the CEO and appointed as the Office Manager. In that role she was given many opportunities to learn an abundance about the private jet industry. She was then tasked with opening a regional office for a large aircraft manufacturer.
Over the years Corrinne has been approached by well-known aviation companies in the region due to her competence and her ability to work effectively with people at all levels. She also has experience in opening a regional office in Singapore for one of the world’s largest private jet management companies. While doing that she was tasked in client services, accounting, as well as aircraft management and charter sales. Most recently she acted as Client Relations Manager at the largest private jet company in Hong Kong.
Corrinne is a key member of the Six West Hong Kong team and plays an important daily role in ensuring customers continually experience the service levels that Six West is known for.
Corrinne enjoys spending time with her family and playing the occasional game of competitive darts in her free time.
Ph: +852 6061 0651
Dany Pennington - Commercial Operations Manager
As a dedicated aviation professional with over fifty years of diverse aviation experience, Captain Pennington has extensive aviation management and flight operations supervisory experience.
He brings to Six West his experience in several distinct aviation areas such as flight operations management; personnel selection, supervision and evaluation; aviation training; flight crew standardization; charter sales and marketing; aviation budgeting and cost accounting; as well as aviation equipment evaluation and selection.
His management and flight operations background include entities involved in aircraft management, aircraft charter and commercial operations, corporate and private flight operations, VVIP flight operations using large airliner-size aircraft, flight training and aviation consulting.
As a professional pilot he has amassed over 27,000 flight hours in over 110 different types of aircraft. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot license with 13 type ratings in business jets and large airliner aircraft. His pilot licenses and validations reflect his international operating experience being issued by the United States, Canada, Macau, Saudi Arabia, Cayman, and Bermuda.
Dany works closely with the Six West flight operations management team to ensure the organisations strategic growth trajectory remains inline with the industries best practices and is developed to serve the client portfolio most optimally.
He holds a degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
Ph: +353 1 5290808
Tilak Ramaprakash - SMS / IS-BAO Auditor
Tilak oversees the Six West SMS and IS-BAO services to our global client base.
Tilak is an accredited IS-BAO auditor for flight operations and maintenance divisions. He has over 30 years of diverse aviation experience including large-jet private operations where he has served as captain and ground engineer on various privately operated Boeing Jets including the B727, B737, B757, and the industry’s first VIP B777 aircraft. In addition to having flown these jets in business aviation, he has also been a captain on the same types, as well as on the B767 and B747, in worldwide airline operations.
Tilak has also worked for The Boeing company as a B777 and B787 simulator instructor. As the lead auditor at Six West, Tilak also serves as a captain on the Gulfstream 450 and 550 for a number of Six West’s clients.
Tilak holds an A.A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Technology, a B.S. in Aviation Technology, and a M.S. in Aviation and Aerospace Management from Purdue University. He has been awarded membership as an Aerospace Auditor by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA). He is also and an accredited ISO 9001 Lead Auditor by the British Standards Institute (BSI).
When not busy providing auditing services or operating aircraft for Six West, Tilak’s interests are heavily focused on mountain climbing which has led to his ongoing pursuit of climbing the Seven Summits: the highest mountain on each of the globes seven continents.
Tilak remains disposed to introduce himself to new clients who may wish to avail of Six West auditing, SMS and IS-BAO certification processes or he may even find time to discuss the risk analysis required to hang safely by a rope on the edge of a mountain at 5,000 metres!
Ph: +1 404 229 3167
Cynthia Sestak - Quality Manager
Cynthia is our Six West Quality Assurance Manager, bringing 30 years experience working in healthcare and with NGOs. She is developing and maintaining the Six West’s Quality Management Program to ensure we continue to exceed expected client service levels.
Cynthia has completed the ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Implementation Training Course through the BSI Training Academy in York, UK. She applies the ISO 9001 Standards to the policies and procedures at Six West as she institutes the Quality Management System.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science at the University of Delaware and a Master of Science at Kent State University, Cynthia has served as a healthcare provider, Quality Assurance Manager, Associate Medical Director, Vice President of Patient Services and Access to Healthcare Programme Manager. Her career has spanned from the United States to Jordan to Hong Kong. She is part of the Dublin Six West team.
Aine Scully - Director of Finance
Aine oversees the Six West Finance Department ensuring smooth and efficient operations. In addition to the normal day to day duties, she manages the financial communications with clients and service providers of Six West.
Aine is a veteran of international finance with over 17 years of experience in the industry. During her seven years as a Financial Analyst for IBM she regularly travelled between the North American and European offices. After her time at IBM she relocated to West Cork where she worked with South Western Services and was responsible for handling external clients such as Royal & Sun Alliance, Independent Newspapers, Belfast Telegraph and Irish Distillers.
When not involved at Six West, she is interested in all things outdoor when the Irish weather allows!
Ph: +353 (0) 87 123 1959
Gillian Twohig - Finance Analyst
Gillian is an integral part of the Six West finance team and spends a large part of her time building the essential relationships we maintain with our vendors and clients.
She has many years’ experience working closely in and with Irish Banking and brings a unique skill set, and insight into Six West, providing a deep understanding of how to financially strategise and leverage the continued growth of the organisation in coordination with its investors, partners and advisors.
Outside of her banking background, Gillian has served in a number of different industries, playing a key role in ensuring sound finance practices are developed and adhered to within fast growing organisations. She has also worked in logistics with European suppliers, meeting transport and customer service deadlines.
When not tackling the daily challenges at Six West, Gillian is a keen hill-walker, who enjoys the wild and varied scenery of West Cork with her family. She enjoys travelling to new cities and taking in the culture and experience that they offer.
Claire Mc Carthy - Project Manager
As a Project Manager, Claire interfaces daily with our clients and Six West staff to ensure our ongoing service comitment is maintained at optimal efficiency at all times.
Claire’s career started in nursing in Ireland before taking an interesting turn which left her working and living in the Middle East for twelve years as a nurse in Saudi Arabia, a private nurse for an UHNWI family on a small team of professionals in the Gulf, followed by a move into Sales and Marketing in Bahrain for a national newspaper.
Claire moved back to Ireland and founded Mc Carthy’s Irish Cottages which grew to manage and market holiday homes for their owners. With a keen focus on customer service and satisfaction, efficiency in project management and a natural talent for dealing with people face to face, Claire grew the company to serve over 200 home owners and their customers around Ireland and the UK.
When not focused on building the Six West brand of service and efficiency, Claire is busy with her three young children and enjoys being outdoors and travelling with her family and reading just about anything within arms length!
Jason Williamson and Robert Scarborough partnered to create Six West after decades of experience managing flight departments and aircraft flight decks. They have seen operations from bottom to top throughout their careers and have applied sound and basic principles for success.