Adrian Stratta
London & South East
Adrian Stratta

Europe, US, S Africa, Middle East MoD/FCO, BA/Virgin, Go-Ahead Group, Menzies, EC Harris/RSA MoD/FCO, BA/Virgin, Go-Ahead Group, Menzies, EC Harris/RSA
SPECIALIST SKILLS Leadership and management; interim/consultancy. Change management/turnaround – managing people and processes


Adrian Stratta
NXD Non-Exec

As a senior executive, Adrian brings a wealth of both military and civilian management. He has a passion for leading and enabling businesses to recognise and realise their vision, a strategy and the best implementation routes to market, through driving performance. A delivery orientated change executive, who demands measurable business results. A relaxed and engaging style, Adrian enjoys networking, and is happy to engage with your clients, suppliers and customers alike.

Adrian’s objective is to determine what is best for, to listen to and work with your organisation; to leverage the best from all employees. Having been an MD, Adrian has worked for PE and corporates, managed and led business turnarounds, strategic development through to implementation and post merger integration, internationally, across commercial, Public and NGO sectors.

Summary of competencies:
• Leadership and management of change
• Stakeholder and contract management – managing Service contracts and outsourced supply chain
• Process improvement initiatives – reviewing continuous performance programmes – establishing a Step Change programmes
• Coaching and enabling teams – a task focused/people orientated leader, accomplished at bringing order from chaos, simplifying complexity, delivering sustainable systems and processes, to time and budget

Specialties: Stakeholder engagement and enabling teams, delivering sustainable performance – targeting strategic alignment, resource allocation, cost controls and plans. Comfortable operating with uncertainty.

As an interim, his core roles have included:
• WarriorsToWork; start-up, supporting Founder commercialise his initiative (Jan 13 – present)
• GM EU, Tourvest Duty Free (Jan-Dec 12)
• Director Strategy & Plans, nasair, Saudi (Feb-Dec 11)
• MD/GM, Air Fayre Ltd (Nov 08- Dec 09)
• Project Director, Heathrow – Aviance-UK (May-Sep 08)
• EC Harris – Commission Manager, UK (Aug 07-Jan 08)
• Integration Director, USA – Menzies Aviation plc (Apr 06-Aug 07)

  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Operations and Production
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Aerospace, Defence & Security
  • Business & Financial Services
  • Leisure & Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Sector & Government
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Transport & Logistics