Our Team

EXPERT ADVICE PAYS FOR ITSELF

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

Nick Houseman

Nick has more than 20 years of experience in business aviation, including expertise in charter, operations, production and completions. As Bombardier’s Director of Flight Operations, Sales Support & Sales Engineering, Nick was responsible for demonstration and interim lift aircraft, and managing the worldwide sales support team. As Program Director, Global 5000 and Global XRS, he was responsible for the overall viability of Bombardier’s flagship business aircraft. During this period, Nick successfully launched several product improvements, including increasing the range of the Global 5000 and introducing the Global Vision cockpit upgrade. He founded ZenithJet in 2008. Nick holds an MBA from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in Montreal. 

Director of Technical Projects

Vincent Panfili

Vince Panfili earned turbo-machinery experience at Rolls-Royce Energy (now Siemens ADGT) in Industrial Trent and RB211 gas turbine fleet development support. At APG-Neuros, a high efficiency turbo-blower manufacturer, he supported ensuing technical RFQs/bids and performance analyses. Vince joined ZenithJet in 2015. He supports the Technical Services team with oversight of aircraft completions and maintenance projects including aircraft inspections, engine inspections and overhauls. Vince holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Aerospace, from Concordia University in Montreal.

Director of Technical Projects

Brent Davies

Brent began his career at Canadair in 1978 as an aircraft electrician. In 1980, Brent transferred to Field Services to install critical service bulletins. In 1985, he joined Innotech Aviation as an avionics technician, where he carried out upgrades on cabin entertainment and navigation systems. In 1994, Brent was promoted to lead Avionics Installations, where he led a team of more than 60 technicians. In 2004, he joined Aerospace Concepts as Manager of Technical Completions, responsible for project management of interior completions, pre-buys and green aircraft inspections. Brent joined ZenithJet in 2011, bringing a wealth of technical and project management experience to his role. 

Head of carbon accounting

Marjan Esbati

Marjan holds a Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering, from Concordia University in Montreal and a Master of Engineering in Agricultural Biotechnology from Tehran University. Marjan has also successfully completed the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol courses for the quantifying GHG inventories and a true account of emission, reporting and offering mitigation measures. Marjan has joined as a Sustainability Manager focusing on helping our clients to evaluate their carbon footprint and manage their climate change impact by establishing long-term and interim emission reduction targets based on scientific principles. Her passion about environment inspired her to strive for raising awareness about climate risk, GHG emissions, consequences of emitting GHGs and the possible methods to compensate for it.

Director of Marketing

Chris Langan

Chris is a Marketing Professional with over 20 years experience developing and leading purpose driven marketing campaigns for medium sized to publicly traded companies within the business aviation industry, supporting both the North American and International markets.  Chris joined ZenithJet in 2022 and brings considerable experience supporting sales and marketing initiatives at the OEM level as well as within major Aircraft Management Companies, within North America and Europe.

Contact

Nick Houseman
President
+1 514 449-0877
nick@zenithjet.com
7575 Trans Canada Highway
Suite 620
Saint-Laurent, QC
H4T 1V6
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