David Bickerton joined McLarens Aviation in 1992 and is now one of the company’s senior directors. He is based in the Abu Dhabi office in the UAE, which he established in 2012. David started his aviation career as an apprentice with British Airways, where he worked on commercial jets, engines and avionic systems. This was followed by a move to the Middle East for ten years where he was employed by Saudi Arabian Airlines, holding a number of management positions within various technical and operation departments.
Prior to the Abu Dhabi office opening, David headed up the London Claims team for many years, handling complex accidents and different types of risk appraisal. David oversees operations across the region including offices in Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg.