Our team

  • Toni O’ConnellManaging Director

    Toni O’Connell graduated from UCT with a Bachelor of Business Science – Finance Honours (B.Bus.Sci Fin), after which she decided that the challenges and excitement presented by the entertainment and marketing industry were far too attractive and exactly what she needed to satisfy her passion for people and business. Toni went on to be Head of Brand at Heart FM and reaffirmed her passion for brands and how people engage with them.

  • Florence O’ConnellChief Operating Officer

    Florence O’Connell, founder of Airborne Records in 2006, saw a window of opportunity to promote and manage the Airborne Band by means of creating their products and hosting their events. This soon developed into managing other artists and hosting a number of events which included showcasing some of Cape Town’s finest Jazz Musicians. Florence fulfils the role of Operations and believes that attention to detail is key when striving towards customer satisfaction.

  • Julian JepthasGraphic Designer

    A graphic designer that bleeds pixelated colours and sees the world in shapes and drop shadows is the perfect way of describing our graphic designer. Julian crafts any design with meticulous attention to detail. Interior design and animation form the foundation of 7 years of experience. His creativity and passion for shading, textures and colours is not confined to the walls of the Airborne office with this life reflecting his love of art, design and anything visually appealing.

  • Phumla FubanaOffice Assistant

    The heartbeat of Airborne Experience, Phumla keeps the office spic and span, sharing her joy and laughter with the team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and listening to music.

  • Gabby ManuelMarketing Coordinator

    Gabby Manuel studied at IMM Graduate School of Marketing where she developed a passion for marketing and management. After graduating in BComm Marketing and Management Science she decided to pursue her passion in this field and has not looked back. She is a creative thinker, energetic, and outgoing.

  • Carmen BaartmanJunior Graphic Designer

    Think out of the box designer, very creative and innovative. With a 3 year Diploma in Graphic Design, she continues to grow her career in the creative space.
    In her very own words “Always design with purpose, critique from fellow designers and others should be embraced and appreciated. A good designer will never stop learning.”