Creative • Innovative • Technical • Leader • Team-Builder
Aerospace • Aviation • Engineering • Projects • Safety • Risk.
MSc Aerospace Systems
BSc(hons) Computer Science
RAF Aerosystems Course
Royal Air Force Air Warfare Center
Safety Assessment of Aircraft Systems
RW Cherry Associates / Cranfield University
Air Accident Investigation Board Presidents Course
United States Air Force Safety Centre
Post Crash Management
Military Aviation Authority
Practical Application of Safety Management Systems
Safety Managements System Auditor
ISO9001 QMS lead auditor
British Standards Institute
Royal Air Force Flight Authoriser Course
RAF Safety Centre
UK CAA Crew Resource Management
2016 New Year’s Honours List
Deputy-Commander in Chief Ops Commendation
(Safety & Project Support)
2014 New Year’s Honours List
Air Officer Commanding Commendation
(Safety & Project Support)
An adaptable and versatile pilot, experienced in leadership, team-building, project delivery, safety management systems, aerospace systems, airworthiness assessment, surveillance operations and information integration.
Demonstrated success in:
• Technical analysis
• Solution generation
• Relationship building
• Project management
• Safety engineering
• Risk analysis and reduction techniques
• Communicating with senior leaders and government
• Leading, motivating and training diverse teams
• Search and Rescue operations
• Maritime and overland surveillance operations
• Counter-Terror operations
• Specialist military operations
• Operating in demanding conditions
I am a forward-thinking manager, skilled at working and engaging across organisational and national boundaries managing complex projects towards successful outcomes. I bring practical experience backed by professional recognition and reputation. As a proven leader, I bring extensive experience in managing and training diverse teams under demanding circumstances to high standards.
"Presents complex material and arguments convincingly and with clear authority."
"Outstanding work ethic and commitment."
"Tirelessly worked through even the most complex of issues."
"Exceptionally high quality research and thought."
"Proven ability to undertake deep, technical analysis in safety and airworthiness fields."
"Vast array of skills and competencies, especially in aviation-based risk management and hazard analysis."
“Comfortable with complexity and change”
“Proven performance in training and mentoring roles”
“His relentless drive and initiative are obvious; he doesn’t just complete tasks, he dependably completes them, consistently adding value.”
“consistently proved that he can work with industry and other departments to achieve a common objective, skilfully tailoring his approach to his audience while maintaining a clear vision of the required output”.
“Displayed outstanding leadership”
“Highly respected throughout the wide RJ community in the UK and US, including military and industry specialists.”
“Highly regarded for his professionalism and selfless considered approach towards subordinate development”
“Ample spare capacity to handle significant workloads”
“Carries a weight of credibility which is recognised and appreciated by senior commanders and subordinates alike.”
“A credible, capable and competent operator”