Meet the team

IAN TAVENER
IAN TAVENER
Business Development – EVA Magazine

Ian joined at the start of 2020 and brings a passion for writing and communication with the online community. With a background in the customer facing travel industry, he is ideally suited to reinforcing our leading position in the executive aviation market with a personal mission to continue our expansion into new and emerging sectors where real growth can be found.

LÉLIA MARTIN
LÉLIA MARTIN
EMEA Sales Director

Lélia has worked across – Business Aviation for Swissport Executive at Nice Airport and more than eight years at Aviapartner Executive in different roles, including Business Aviation Coordinator and Key Account Manager for US/UK and Europe. She is a vastly experienced aviation professional and has worked across various business functions including finance and sales, project management and operations for some of the globe’s biggest ground handling service providers.

Lélia is a French national, but is also fluent in English, Italian and has an understanding of German, Luxemburgish and Spanish.

JAMES SHERIDAN
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
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.

PAUL EDEN
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.

GEMMA KEEN
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.

SHOBHANA PATEL
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.