My Team

Sam Rutherford
Flight Ops & Sponsorship

Sam is Mack’s father. He is a former army helicopter pilot, now running Prepare2go. The company provides support for the film industry, flying events and ferry flights.

Beatrice De Smet
Social Media & EE

Bea is Mack’s mum. She holds a Private Pilot’s Licence and helped organise many of the Prepare2go endeavours. For Macksolo, she is the photographer, social media juggler & storyteller and typically the EE (“Everything Else”) Manager .

Megan Bowden
Flight Operations

Megan is a Commercial Pilot. Together with Sam, she is running the Flight Operations side of MackSolo. Megan is inspired by Mack’s mission and hopes his trip will inspire many young minds!

Zara Rutherford
Flight Ops and SoMe
Helping my brother to achieve his own dream. Go Mack!
Jacek  Ławrecki

Jacek is an international communications and public relations expert with 20+ years of experience. He advises Mack and his Team on how to communicate his mission in a clear, entertaining and inspiring way. He is also a private pilot and loves flying with his sons. You can reach Jacek at:

Duncan Matthews
Flight Safety Consultant

Flight safety consultant for MackSolo. Former Royal Navy helicopter pilot and ship driver turned risk manager and expert witness. Enthusiastic GA pilot, flying a Tiger Moth for local thrills, and planes with heating for transatlantic adventures and global explorations.

Marie Franci
Press Officer
Having been in aviation for more than 30 years this is an exciting new challenge. I’m looking forward to meeting new great people and to have a lot of fun with Mack’s adventure!
Audric Hanley
Flight Operations
Currently working on my commercial pilot license in Antwerp. Helping Mack on his adventure would expand my knowledge and experience as a pilot.
Archie Tennant

Archie is studying communications, media and international relations at Oxford Brookes University. He is organising interviews and contacting embassies to give Mack the best support at each of his stops.

Adrian Sington
Speaking & Media

For all speaking & media inquiries contact Mack’s Managing Agent at Kruger Cowne[email protected],, +442073522277

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