Virtual Live Briefing with Sir Stephen Hillier, Chair, Civil Aviation Authority

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After a nearly 40-year career in the Royal Air Force, culminating as Chief of the Air Staff from 2016 to 2019, Sir Stephen was appointed Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority on 1 August 2020.  He is delighted to have this early opportunity to speak to the Whitehall and Industry Group.  He will speak about some of his experiences and the lessons he has learned working in the Ministry of Defence part of Whitehall, and how they are now shaping the approach he brings to his CAA role.  He will also speak to the extraordinary challenges currently facing the aerospace and aviation sectors, and outline his thoughts on the CAA’s role in addressing them.

  • Sir Stephen Hillier, GCB CBE DFC

    Chair

    Civil Aviation Authority

    Sir Stephen Hillier became Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority on 1 August 2020.  He previously had a long career in the Royal Air Force, eventually becoming Chief of the Air Staff, the head of the Service.  He has extensive military flying experience as a pilot and instructor on a wide range of aircraft types, although his flying career started at age 17 when the CAA issued him his Private Pilot’s Licence.  He also has wide experience of leading large, complex and high-profile portfolios and programmes, and of change and risk management within regulated environments. 

 

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