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  • Doug Carr - NBAA

    Doug Carr is NBAA’s vice president of regulatory and international affairs. In this position, he is responsible for leading the association’s broad regulatory agenda affecting business aviation safety, security and operations in the United States and around the globe. He also is the staff liaison for NBAA’s International Operations Committee.

    In April 1998, Carr joined the NBAA staff as manager of domestic operations. He subsequently was promoted to manager of safety and operations and director of government affairs. In these positions, he monitored and responded to domestic regulatory and legislative initiatives by Congress, FAA, TSA and other government agencies. He also provided operational-related assistance for on-demand air carriers and privately operated aircraft.

    Carr has distinguished himself at NBAA by leading the Association’s effort on the Fractional Ownership Aviation Rulemaking Committee (FOARC) to develop recommendations for the FAA and as the chair of the FAA’s Part 125/135 ARC Flight and Rest Subcommittee and leading the industry’s response to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Large Aircraft Security Program proposal. Additionally, he chaired the FAA’s Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment Aviation Rulemaking Committee and led the industry’s effort to develop updated duty and rest requirements for on-demand charter (Part 135) operations.

  • Katherine Hilst - IBAC

    Katherine Hilst has recently joined the IS-BAO team as Operations Manager. Her role there includes workshop and educational program development based on industry feedback to meet the needs of IS-BAO operators now and in the future. Her passion is the proactive management of aviation safety, including the concepts of adaptive capacity and resilience.

    Katherine has an extensive background in safety management consulting and is an experienced safety auditor, including work as an auditor for the IS-BAO program, the Tour Operators Program of Safety (TOPS) and for the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Accredited Program of Safety.As a commercial pilot in both helicopter and fixed-wing, Katherine has been involved in aviation and flying for over 30 years. Katherine began her aviation career as a charter pilot and flight instructor at HeliStream, Inc. in Los Angeles. She moved north to fly helicopters in Alaska for Temsco Helicopters and in the mid-1990s became their first safety manager. Katherine later co-founded and operated a helicopter trekking and skiing company in Juneau, Alaska, NorthStar Trekking, where she also developed the risk management, safety and CRM training program for their pilots and crew. She has worked for more than 20 years as a Human Factors/CRM instructor and consultant, and in 2009 formed Safety Design Consulting, LLC, through which she has provided consulting services to the industry. After graduating from law school in the 1999, she joined the aviation product liability defense group at Perkins Coie in Seattle, practicing aviation law and air crash litigation there for over 6 years, as well as later practicing as an FAA attorney with the Transport Airplane Directorate.

  • Andreas Meyer - IBAC

    Andreas holds an Air Transport Pilot Licence and aviation qualifications as instructor pilot and CRM trainer. He has a degree in Natural Sciences, holds a Master of Science in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management from the University of Leicester, has a certificate in Cybersecurity from Harvard, is a researcher on social and cultural aspects of Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, and is finishing his a Masters Degree in Psychology and Cognitive S

    Before being appointed Director, ICAO Liaison at the International Business Aviation Council, Andreas has spent 7 years at the International Civil Aviation Organization, working both in the Air Navigation and Air Transport Bureau, on matters related to safety management, crisis and rapid response programmes, and cybersecurity. Previously he held the position of Managing Director at International Federation of Airline Pilots’ Associations. Andy has extensive experience working in military, government and corporate flight operations in senior management roles as well as instructor pilot, and risk and crisis manager.

  • Eric Parker - FAA

July 9, 2020
Thu 11:00 AM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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