Colin Copp is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Chorus Aviation, a role he is truly passionate about, having dedicated over 30 years of his career to the industry and the organization.
As Chief Executive Officer, Colin leads the company’s four business units, Jazz Aviation, Voyageur Aviation, Falko Regional Aircraft and Cygnet Aviation Academy which together deliver on Chorus’ mission as a leading, global service solutions provider and asset manager, focused on regional aviation. He is driven to grow the company’s global operations and transition the leasing business to an asset light model.
Colin has held several strategically key roles across the Chorus group of companies, including Chief Operating Officer of Chorus Aviation and President, Chorus Aviation Services, as well as President of Jazz Aviation. Over the course of his career, he has led numerous complex, multi-stakeholder initiatives to successful outcomes. He held the role of lead executive responsible for Chorus’ relationship with Air Canada from 2015 to his appointment as CEO. He also led the development of new commercial opportunities to grow Voyageur’s parts business and to successfully enter the defense segment.
Colin holds a master’s degree in Business Administration. He is a certified negotiator and mediator (Cert. Con Res), a chartered mediator (C. Med). Additionally, Colin is an accredited corporate director from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D).
Colin is currently a Board Member of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada and a former Board member of the Air Transport Association of Canada.