GSE & RAMP-OPS PODCAST
John Edmunds assumed the appointment of Head Of Fleet Western Europe after serving over 27 years in the armed forces. At Swissport he is responsible for all fleet issues across the UK and Ireland. The environment of the ground handling world is relatively new although he has covered nearly 8 years in the industry. John’s logistic and engineering background with the armed forces has no doubt helped in his current role.
John first stepped into the industry at dnata in 2013 supporting the GSE originally at LHR. However, this expanded into LGW and initiating the equipment as dnata expanded into Ground handling at MAN. Working at the cutting edge of operations in Army Headquarters John worked on logistic and engineering solutions to Military operations worldwide, including Afghanistan, Libya and the 2012 Olympics. Prior to his role at Army HQ John was Officer Commanding 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery with service at 6 Close Support Battalion REME prior to this.