Aviabel's management consists of professionals who jointly represent a broad mix of relevant experience.
Terence Wood - Global Head of Aviation
Terence Wood has over 30 years of Aviation underwriting experience, held a glider pilot license and worked in several senior positions in both the London and Bermuda markets. Aviation has always been his passion and he joined Axis in 2002.
Thierry Bourguignon – Branch Manager Belgium and The Netherlands
Thierry Bourguignon is the Branch Manager of the Belgian operation. He has over 25 years of international experience in the insurance sector. He joined Aviabel in 2012 as an Executive Director of Aviabel SA and worked in several senior position as CFO and Compliance Officer and COO.
Melchior Schellinck – Head of Legal & Claims
Schellinck has been in the aviation industry since 2011, starting as an
attorney for a number of leading law firms advising various clients in the
sector. He joined the Aviabel Claims department in 2015 and is a member of the
Compliance Committee. Over
his career to date, Melchior has gained experience across the different lines
of aviation business and has handled the losses of numerous clients ranging
from individuals to multi-national corporations. He was promoted to Head of
Legal & Claims in January 2019 in replacement of Richard van Spaendonck who
Stijn Keppens – Head of General Aviation
active as an aviation underwriter within Aviabel for more than 10 years now,
Stijn joined the management team in 2016. He is in charge of the General
Aviation business unit as well as the Loss of Licenses activities.