Russell Fitts
Chairman of Air Future Ltd
Russell has a multidisciplinary background with specialisation in Management and Property Valuation. He has spent a major part of his career farming in New Zealand, during which time he was thoroughly involved in many aspects of the rural community including a private valuation practice and executive responsibilities within the Regional Federated Farmers. Russell is the key personnel in contact with MDI sa and has a very good professional relationship with Annic and Cyril Negre, the directors of MDI. This close working relationship is important for Air Future Ltd. Russell is a foundation shareholder of Air Future Ltd and has been Chairman of the Company since its inception. Russell plays a key role in ensuring sound corporate governance and a strong corporate culture.
Michael (Mick) Kain
Director of Air Future Ltd
Previously Mick had an extensive career as a farmer and an investor and director in orchards and industrial property. During his time with Air Future Ltd Mick has been responsible for shareholder relations as well as participating as a director and has proven his commitment to the success of the venture. He is committed to seeing the MDI compressed air vehicles be implemented for Australia and New Zealand through Air Volution Ltd and sees these technologies as a yet to be discovered answer to future transport requirements.
Peter Macaulay
non-executive Director
Peter is both a founding shareholder of Air Future Ltd and a non-executive director. Peter has been a farmer throughout his business career. Through his intensive farming operation Peter has appreciated from an early stage the importance of a diverse investment portfolio. He places high importance on sustainable environmental practices coupled with a strong understanding of the importance of a regular energy supply and affordable transport.
Dan Hilgendorf
non-executive Director
Dan is both a founding shareholder and a non-executive director of Air Future Ltd from inception. Dan has been a farmer throughout his business career. He considers the abilities of the MDI technologies to provide independence and resilience to local communities as an important aspect of his own philosophy and his long term support of the MDI and Air Future businesses.


John Mennega
Air Future CEO
Sydney, Australia
Russell Fitts
Exective Chairman
Christchurch, NZ
Mick Kain
Executive Director
Christchurch, NZ
Paul Gurr
Air Volution COO
Sydney, Australia
Cyril Nègre
President MDI
Annic Nègre
Executive Director MDI
Francis (Pancho) DeNeefe
Air Volution Director
Melbourne, Australia
Margaret Copplestone
Website Management
Christchurch, NZ