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RFR
Wilson Rondini
Falcon Capital

George Rolls

London, UK

Private Investor & Advisor

George Rolls
Biography
George Rolls, advisor and investor, was previously the Executive Chairman of online booking service for private jets, PrivateFly. He also spent five years with private jet operators Hangar 8 plc and Gama Aviation plc. As Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, he advised on Hangar 8’s listing on AIM, introducing both the acquisition of International JetClub (IJC) and the subsequent reverse takeover of Gama Aviation.

Over the past 30 years, George has been a director, manager and adviser to many private and public companies in a variety of sectors such as manufacturing, publishing and print media, technology, real estate and consumer products. George has experience in corporate mergers, acquisitions and fundraising

Earlier in his career, George spent several years in Australia, primarily working in trading and insurance, before returning to the UK where he founded Beaufort Securities of which he was a director between 1992 and 2006. Since selling Beaufort Securities in 2008, George has acted as a consultant for private high net worth individuals and more recently was involved with the launch of a software technology fund.

George is a trustee of the Geoffrey de Havilland Flying Foundation and has served as honorary secretary to the Royal Air Squadron, as association established by those with a common interest in private light aviation.

George Rolls’ Newsfeed

05 Sep 2017
EG Solutions in a £26.3m takeover

EG directors Nigel Payne, George Rolls and founder Elizabeth Gooch are all backing the deal with their combined 18.3 per cent holding in the business.

11 Aug 2016
PrivateFly adds two new board members, George Rolls joins as Executive Chairman.

PrivateFly has added two new board members to support its next phase of expansion in Europe and the USA.

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George Rolls’ Background

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London, UK
Chairman
Jul 2016 - Nov 2017
London, UK
PrivateFly is a global booking platform for private jet charter, making it faster, easier and more cost-effective to compare and book private jets. With over 7000 aircraft integrated worldwide, PrivateFly combines innovative technology with a VIP multilingual Flight Team, available 24/7.
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Other Business Interests

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British European Aviation Limited
Non-Executive Director
Oct 2016 - Present
BEA, owner of Heli Air and Wycombe Air Park, specialise in the operation of rotary & fixed wing aircraft, pilot training & engineering.
Non-Executive Director
Jun 2016 - Dec 2017
London, UK
eg solutions is an enterprise workforce optimisation software and services company specialising in back office solutions
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George Rolls’ Education