SAFETY & TECHNICAL MANAGER
BSc Melb, ATPL Aus NZ PNG
With an aviation career spanning 28 years, Marcus has been a Training Captain, Fleet Captain, Flight Operations Manager, Deputy Chief Pilot and CEO of a small Part 121 regional airline. He holds Airline transport licences and has been a high capacity Airline Captain in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
He has also been instrumental in writing and obtaining approval for Air Operator's Certificates and has extensive experience in dealing with regulatory bodies and corporate safety departments.
As manager of the Safety & Technical (S&T) function, Marcus provides training, guidance and specialist advice to the AFAP’s executive, staff and members. He has a continuing professional interest in pilot fatigue; cabin air quality; pilot training and advancement; and airport and building standards.
He liaises with industry stakeholders on S&T matters; works with our IFALPA partners and AusALPA to coordinate responses to S&T matters; and attends S&T related meetings on behalf of the AFAP and AusALPA.
He has been a member of the AFAP since the 1990s and was a negotiating representative and served on the AFAP executive.