Founder & CEO
Rommel Valles is a leading industry expert specialising in aviation consultancy, training and strategic implementation, and founder and CEO of Aviation Avenues. Throughout his extensive career, he has coached and mentored a number of aviation professionals across all disciplines, including but not limited to corporate, charter, airline and airport segments.
Rommel is extremely passionate about the aviation industry and is dedicated to providing aspiring professionals with the right tools and resources to develop their career. His focus is on delivering high quality, client-centric services that will help candidates network, market and strategise better to ensure long-term, sustainable success.
Upon graduating with honours in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Rommel went on to obtain a Diploma in Air Transport from The Chartered Institute of Transport, UK, and an MBA in Marketing. Thanks to his qualifications and experience, he possesses an intimate knowledge of the aviation industry and can help aspiring candidates assess their marketable skills and identify the most suitable position.
Rommel has held numerous senior leadership positions in commercial operations, quality, training and development, corporate communication, stakeholder management, team leadership and customer service. His passion for aviation quickly established him as a global leader and his work in strategic management for British Airways in South India won him a ‘Sales Person of the Year’ nomination for the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia.
His coaching philosophy stresses the importance of honesty, openness, accountability and responsibility, and places emphasis on self-confidence, support and motivation. He is a firm believer in striking the right balance between leisure and work, and encourages his clients to foster a desire to compete and attain their full potential.
Rommel is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport.