Electric Aviation: Latest Developments and Opportunities in Advanced Air Mobility

Thursday, July 13, 2023

4:00 – 5:30 pm EST

Ziad K. Abdelnour

Chairman & Founder of the Financial Policy Council

Clem Newton-Brown

CEO and founder of Skyportz

Freshta Farzam

CEO & Founder of LYTE Aviation

Luciano Froes

Partner & Chief Marketing Officer for UP.Partners

Matheu Parr

Customer Director in the newly formed Rolls-Royce Electrical group

Electric Aviation: Latest Developments and Opportunities in Advanced Air Mobility

You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of Directors to our next Financial Policy Council webinar featuring a panel of world leaders engaged in the electric aviation industry.

TOPIC: Electric Aviation: Latest Developments and Opportunities in Advanced Air Mobility

DATE: Thursday, July 13, 2023

TIME: 4:00 – 5:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Worldwide

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 10, 2023


EVENT SYNOPSIS: The goal of the webinar is to educate investors and interested parties on where the AAM industry is today as well as provide a 3-5 year outlook.



Ziad Abdelnour is the CEO of Blackhawk Partners and the founder of the Financial Policy Council. This Wharton graduate is a radical Wall Street financier, dealmaker, best-selling author, public speaker, and activist, who has over 30-year experience on Wall Street backing over 125 companies & serial entrepreneurs worth in aggregate over 20 billion dollars in the private equity, high yield bond, and distressed debt markets. Abdelnour was recently recognized as one of the Top 10 Disruptors to Watch Out for in 2023 by LA Weekly.


Clem Newton-Brown is CEO and founder of Skyportz, the only Australian business developing a network of landing sites for a future air taxi network. Clem’s background as a former Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Member of Victorian Parliament and barrister specialising in planning and property development has put him at the forefront of this emerging industry. Clem serves on several Federal, State, industry and international committees advancing the development of the rules and regulations around establishing a whole new era in clean, green electric aviation.The success of the industry depends on these changes along with a network of Skyportz sites  from which air taxis will operate.

Freshta Farzam has more than 10 years of experience in the green hydrogen and aviation industries. At LYTE Aviation, Ms Farzam as CEO & Founder, is pioneering a game changing hybrid-hydrogen 40seater e-VTOL with tandem tilt-wings that expand the horizons of known and unexplored use & business cases, stretching current dimensions, shapes and opportunities. “Whatever you dream, begin it, for boldness has genius, power and magic in it” (Goethe) –  that is the philosophy by which Ms Farzam enters into one of the highest regulated industries, the aviation industry, and yet, expands the existing technologies and ecosystems with her bold mindset. Freshta Farzam founded the company LYTE Aviation and has global leaders and investors of the aviation industry backing her up with her visionary venture.

Luciano Froes is Partner & Chief Marketing Officer for UP.Partners, working to advance the firm’s mission of transforming the moving world and helping connect entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, and professionals who are also committed to reshaping the future of mobility. Prior to UP.Partners, Luciano worked in public and private markets across a variety of aerospace and financial sectors. With over 20 years of experience at Embraer S.A. — one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial, executive, and defense aircraft — Luciano drove high-impact results and performed in multiple senior roles, including Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Investor Relations and Project Manager, leading Embraer’s greenfield facility expansion in Melbourne, Florida, for the buildout of the company’s Global Headquarters of its Business Jets division. Also prior to joining UP.Partners, Luciano served as Co-President of One World Services, helping grow the company into one of the largest digital assets proprietary trading firms in Latin America. Luciano received his bachelor’s degree in business from Florida Atlantic University and studied Executive Sales & Marketing at Kellogg Executive Education. He brings to the UP.Partners team an expertise in marketing, branding, public relations, communications, and investor relations — with experience in multicultural and international markets.

Matheu Parr is the Customer Director in the newly formed Rolls-Royce Electrical group.  Leading the sales and strategy teams he is well positioned to provide a powertrain supplier view of the exciting AAM market development and challenges to be overcome.  With a background in electrical engineering across aerospace and marine markets Matheu recently led the Rolls-Royce attempt to build the world’s fastest electric aircraft setting five world records last year.

Ticket Info.

Registration Deadline: July 10, 2023

Registration Fee: $30