Meet the team

JAMES SHERIDAN
Chairman

James trained as a Chartered Surveyor (FRICS), he has experience in the fields of property development, marketing and promotion. James has a keen interest in commercial and business aviation.

PARVEEN RAJA
Publisher

Experienced in the aviation industry, Parveen is responsible for EVA International Media. Previously co-owner of award-winning Air Transport Publications, where she launched a number of magazines and yearbooks, she has also been integral to the launch and success of a number of aviation publishing and event companies.

BENITO RICKETTS
Sales Manager

Benito is now responsible for the growing success story of Executive & VIP Aviation International magazine. He applies a keen eye for achieving results with a focussed ability to provide innovative solutions for global organizations in a rapidly changing market. His proven leadership in developing and retaining strong business partnerships has proved essential for moving the business forward.

PAUL EDEN
EVA Magazine - Editor

In 20 years of aerospace editing and writing, 13 of them freelance, Paul has worked across a broad spectrum of aviation subjects and various media. A regular blogger on business and VIP aviation, he is also editor of the Official Royal Air Force Annual Review and Salute journals.

Paul contributes regular avionics, cabin interior, flight test and MRO articles to B2B magazines, and has written books on commercial aviation. He is currently working on a military book title.

A Spitfire model kit received as a Christmas gift in 1975 sparked his interest in all things aviation, and with strong RAF family connections, what began as a passion, eventually blossomed into a career.

JUSTIN BURNS
Associate Editor

Justin is the Associate Editor for EVA International’s portfolio of titles: AGS, CAAS, EVA and Airside International and the company benefits from his extensive journalism experience.

He started his career with six years in regional newspapers before moving into B2B publishing in 2013 at Aviation Media writing for Airport World, Asia-Pacific Airports, Routes News and Airline Fleet Management. In 2015, he moved on to Air Cargo Week where he was Editor for over two years.

Justin is responsible for online editorial content for all four of EVA’s titles, social media and future conference planning for EVA’s events.

SOHAIL AHMAD
Delegate Sales Manager

Sohail is an important element of the EVA success story with a key responsibility to spread the message and promote our unique conference advantages to international delegates.

SHOBHANA PATEL
Finance / Accounts

We are able to benefit from Shobhana’s detailed knowledge of accountancy matters obtained from her considerable experience with leading UK public companies. She is at the centre of our accounting operation by effectively managing to ensure the smooth and effective running of the financial tasks in the company.

GEMMA KEEN
Events Coordinator

Gemma works to ensure effective organisational support for our events. By using diplomatic skills and an uncompromising dedication to detail she provides the essential support for EVA International Media to ensure that our events are always delivered to the highest standards.

NENAD PANIC
Graphic Designer

Nenad is a multimedia engineer from Slovenia. Specialized in graphic design, video editing and image editing. With years of experience in the design industry he provides high quality designs for both print and digital.