Experience

  • Corporate Aviation Safety Management & Quality Assurance Consultant

    at Free Lance

    March 2017 - at Present

    State of Western Australia

    Provision of aviation safety management systems and related documented procedures • Risk management and quality improvement plans • Health, safety & environmental systems • Emergency response and crisis management • Implementation of change management and related project risk reviews • Fatigue risk management systems • Internal and external auditing • Regulatory compliance monitoring • New business development and tender support

  • Client Manager

    at British Standards Institute (BSI)

    February 2005 - at Present

    Nottinghamshire

    • Managed auditing and client management of ISO 9001-2000 QMS and ISO 9100 for 30 management clients.

  • Head of Safety Asia Pacific Region

    at Bristo Group Asia Pacific Region

    May 2016 - March 2017

    State of Western Australia

    Directed multi-site operations for safety and quality compliance oversight of Bristow Helicopters Australia, Bristow Defense Industries, Bristow Travel and Air North Airline. • Completed team training needs analysis to deliver capability and meet strategic developmental goals. • Facilitated organizational and safety leadership to all general managers and departmental heads within the Asia pacific region. • Negotiated a joint venture with Bristow Helicopters Australia, Bristow Defense Industries and Air North Airline to provide an Asia pacific region auditor pool. Utilizing highly qualified auditors and investigators. Providing standardization of auditor training, qualifications and proof of annual assessment. • Achieved the introduction of the advanced training managements system (ATMS) flight crew and engineering training and record system.

  • Safety and Quality Manager

    at HNZ Australia

    July 2013 - May 2016

    State of Western Australia

    Introduced best practice and benchmarking in line with the SMS requirements. • Developed and led the continuous improvement of organizational safety systems through the delivery of tasks and ideas for safety performance indicators. • Achieved continuous improvement by analysis and investigation of audit data, alignment to goals and feedback from organizational staff members safety surveys. • Created procedures and policies to support regulatory and contract requirements • Development and implemented the corporate emergency response and crisis management program. • Provided safety & quality oversight of marine pilot transfer (MPT) helicopter offshore operations in support of the Rio Tinto’s shipping and the US Military JPAC MIA helicopter operations in Laos (MIA retrieval).

  • Safety Management Systems and Quality Assurance Management Consultant

    at Vector Logistics Pty Ltd

    March 2013 - July 2013

    State of Western Australia

    Supported new business and tender development. • Authored procedures and policies to support regulatory and contract requirements. • Provided and achieved the provision of safety and quality management to CHC Australia, Bond Helicopters Australia, Toll Helicopters and HNZ Australia offshore Helicopter passenger transport operations.

  • Head of Safety, Compliance and Quality Assurance

    at Sky West Airlines

    July 2012 - March 2013

    State of Western Australia

    Implemented the safety management system (SMS) audit program across multi-site operations in western Australia and east coast. • Facilitated safety and organizational leadership to departmental managers and senior leadership team. • Advocated best practice, continued improvement and benchmarking in line with the safety management system requirements. • Leading a team of 6 managers and 23 staff out of offices in Western and Eastern Australia. • Managed the change management processes and projects for new airports/sites and introduction of new aircraft into the SkyWest Fleet). • Head of the airline emergency response & crisis management program • Developed and achieved approval of the company safety management system (SMS) with the civil aviation safety authority (CASA)

  • Safety and Quality Manager

    at CHC Helicopters Australia

    August 2009 - July 2012

    State of Western Australia

    Successfully managed the integrated safety management system (ISMS) Program across multi-site flight and engineering operations. • Managed all aviation safety and quality requirements supporting new business development and tender processes. • Implemented the emergency response and crisis management program • Updated the annual internal and external audit program. • Provided contract safety organizational leadership of the metropolitan ambulance service (MAS)Victoria, Victoria police air wing (VPAW), air ambulance service New South Wales, FESA(RAC) search and rescue helicopters operation in Western Australia. • Simplified the safety management reporting system and related internal and external audit finding acquittal actions. • Controlled and negotiated departmental staff training and annual travel budget. • Attained the accreditations for ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 18001-2007 and AS/NZ 4801.

  • Safety and Quality Manager (Intrim)

    at CHC Helicopters Denmark (Oil & Gas Support North Sea)

    May 2009 - August 2009

    Region Sjælland

    • Executed the internal and external audit program for company suppliers, vendors and contracted Part 145 maintenance providers. • Facilitated the quality management and continuous improvement plans • Management of the annual flight operations and engineering audit program. • Promoted and delivered safety leadership training to the management team.

  • Consultant Safety and Quality Assurance

    at CHC Helicopters Netherlands BV (Oil & Gas Support North Sea)

    February 2007 - May 2009

    Provincie Zuid-Holland

    • Provided the safety and quality oversight for the flight operations and engineering maintenance departments. • Created new calibration company approval system in line with the European Co-operation for Accreditation EA-01/05 requirements (UKAS, NIST, RvA, NKO, DKD & DANAK). • Introduced bar coded specialist aircraft tooling control and tracking system.

  • Project Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

    at Raytheon Systems

    January 2006 - January 2007

    Lincolnshire

    • Managed quality assurance of software regression testing, patch testing, hardware installation witnessing, red lining and verifying acceptance test procedures (ATP’s), auditing of test procedures and test protocols. • Implemented auditing of contracted suppliers, issuing supplier approvals and reviews of supplier performance and material review boards. • Achieved the accreditation for ISO9001-2008 quality management systems and MAOS Mil Part 145 maintenance approval UK MOD (RAF).

  • Senior Safety and Quality Assurance Engineer

    at British Midlands Airlines (BMI)

    February 2000 - February 2005

    Nottinghamshire

    • Guided multi-sites audits of international suppliers and domestic airports. • Managed supplier reviews, performance monitoring and issued supplier approvals. • Executed internal auditing of the maintenance, supply and technical support departments. • Negotiated Tri- party joint venture for aviation spares and provision. Reduced company spares, asset holding costs, staff budgets and storage facility maintenance costs. • Developed new supplier approval data base and ongoing five-year audit plan, reduced vendor audits and related costs.

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  • English Native

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