Management Team

Management Team


Mark Wardrop

CEO, Director and Shareholder

Mark has more than 25 years of aeronautical business experience starting out initially in the tourism sector before moving into aviation. Equipped with a Commercial Pilots Licence, he was nominated Responsible Manager with Civil Aviation Safety Authority. He is also

An Angel Flight Australia volunteer pilot during his spare time.

Mark was a founding investor in AirMed Australia in 2012 and currently holds a board position.

In 2015 Mark was one of the investors to purchase Chartair in the Northern Territory and also holds a board position in this company. Chartair has been operating in the Northern Territory since 1974 and holds a number of long term State and Federal Government contracts.


Matthew Kline

CEO, Director and Shareholder
Certified CEO

Matthew has more than 25 years’ experience developing and implementing successful business management solutions.

Matthew’s business experience began in the Events and Audio Visual Projects industry, growing his organisation to eight managers and over forty staff, providing production to Sydney’s key corporate events and fitting out Sydney’s landmark venues.

Matthew’s aviation industry involvement includes Chartair, the Northern Territory base aviation business with over 40 aircraft and many long-term Government contracts. Chartair has been in operation since 1974 and is one of the largest General Aviation businesses in Australia.


Ron O’Brien

General Manager

Ron has extensive experience in the aviation industry having overseen RPT and charter organisations in the past. Ron will be based in Dubbo, and will lead a highly capable and experienced team of aviation professionals. He will additionally be responsible for business development.


Mark Wardrop

Chief Pilot

As well as being one of the Directors of Air Link and AirMed, Mark Wardrop is our Chief Pilot. His dedication safety and delivering the highest level of customer service makes him an ideal leader for our team of professional pilots.

Kim Harris

Safety and Quality Manager

As the Safety and Quality Manager, Kim manages overall safety within the organisation. She is in charge of developing safety, security, company and training documentation. She communicates with aviation authorities on safety matters and ensures new operations meet CASA requirements.


John Greenhill

Chief Engineer

Air Link’s Chief Engineer, John started his career as an airframe fitter with the Australian Army, before spending 23 years with Hazelton Airlines. In 2002, John joined us at Air Link, working on on aircraft from small Cessna’s to regional airliners like the SAAB 340 and Beech 1900. Today, he keeps our entire fleet to the highest of standards, and takes pride in presenting an aircraft that flies better today than it did when new.