A qualified commercial pilot, John has over 28 years’ experience in commercial aviation flying various types of commercial aircraft. His career has included leadership roles various areas and he has extensive experience in recruitment, training and safety and security. His current role is as Director of Safety and Security at British Airways.
He has worked extensively with aviation regulators to support the development of aviation regulation on several subjects to facilitate the continuous improvement in the safety and operational performance of the industry. Other roles currently include acting as a specialist advisor to the Safety Review Committee of NATS Plc the UK’s leading provider of air traffic services and as Vice Chair on the Industry’s Safety, Flight and Ground Operations Advisory Council.