AVSEC, Safety &Critical Infrastructure Specialist
Currently resides in: Nairobi, Kenya
An alumnae of the ICAO/ Concordia University John Molson School of Business Studies, Was the 1st Kenyan to attain the ICAO AVSEC PM - Is one of the 632 ICAO Certified Aviation Security Professional Managers- ICAO AVSEC PM worldwide.
A graduate of the prestigious European Aviation Security Training Institute-EASTI Belgium. A highly experienced, Aviation Safety Management Systems-SMS, Security Management Systems-SeMS and Air Traffic Security Management -ATSM. Critical Infrastructure Protection Specialist, has had my share of Post Conflict and War Zone Security,as well as Disaster Management and Anti-Terrorism exposure. Flight Safety Inspector. Airline Pilot, Ground School Instructor FRMS CRM, TEM, has a vast experience in addressing the Universal Safety Operational Audit Program- USOAP Continuous Monitoring Assessment-CMA, State Safety Program-SSP and State Oversight Programs. Universal Security Audit Program-USAP
Has an in depth understand Regulatory Conformance, be it from ICAO, EU Standards and or the FAA- Code of Federal Regulations Part 121,125,129,135,145 perspective.
Is a technical writer with vast experience in the design, implementation and capacity development in Aviation Safety and Security as per ICAO Annex 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 14, 17 18 &19 programs. EU Doc 30, 300-2008,185-2010 and US CFR 49
Managing Consultant &Senior Partner | Aviconsult LLC
2014 - present
As Aviation Specialists we work with Appropriate Authorities and their stakeholders to deliver efficient and cost effective solutions towards:
Building robust State Oversight Programs and ensuring the implementation of their mandates in compliance with ICAO SARP's
Universal Safety Audit Program Continuous Monitoring Audit- CMA ICVM Preparedness.
ICAO USAP, EASA and ECAC Doc 30, National Regulatory Compliance
IATA- IOSA Operator Certification Preparedness and Procedural Manuals Design.
Regulated Agent Program Compliance. National Quality Control Program Audits.
National Civil Aviation Training & Certification Programs Design. Regulatory Authority Capacity Building. Specialized Training Curriculum development
National Critical Infrastructure Resilience & Protection Planning and Management which involves
processes, systems, facilities, technologies, networks, assets and services essential to the health, safety, security or economic well-being of a Country and the effective functioning of government. Disruptions of critical infrastructure could result in catastrophic loss of life, adverse economic effects and significant harm to public confidence. We protect it.
International Member / Disaster Prevention Instructor/Critical Infrastructure Protection &Security | International Association of Emergency Managers
2000 - present
Community capacity development and training in CERT (Emergency Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery). Is a specialist in Aviation Search and Rescue. Training Curriculum development and Capacity Building and Instructional Capacity Development.
Air Transport Critical Infrastructure Protection, Resilience and Security Specialist-
Has been involved in many Probono International Disaster Management Response Missions. Was a Founder Member and Operations Director for Urban Fire Services, Kenya's first ever Private Fire and Rescue Services, present day G4S Fire Services. Well known in the Disaster, Emergency Arena's Health and Safety, Aircraft Accidents Emergency Management. Awarded the Kenyan Head of State Commendation-HSC Medal Dec 2002.
Technical Consultant- Regulatory Compliance | Regulatory Compliance | Vertical de Aviacion USA
Bogota, Colombia | 2011 - 2012
Transportation and Logistics
Auditor/Conformance Consultant, Regulatory Conformance to ICAO, EU Standards. FAA- Code of Federal Regulations Part 121,125,129,135,145 Specialist, Technical Writing.
Training and Out bound Crew Certification in AVSEC, Safety and AVSEC Management to comply with Annex 6, 9,17 and 18 to the Chicago Convention
Flight Safety Inspector | Flight Safety MOTCA | The International Civil Aviation Organization
Kabul- Afghanistan, Afghanistan | 2010 - 2011
Government, Public Administration and Defence
Reviewing existing civil aviation legislation and flight operations regulations and revise them to conform to ICAO annexes, to be applied to all operations.
Assisting with conducting workshops and providing on-the-job training to flight operations inspectors to qualify them in the full range of tasks related to airline flight operations inspection.
Advise on and assist national inspectors with performing flight operations certification functions, including certification of airmen and approval of operations manuals, crew training and checking programmes, minimum equipment lists and the issuance of operating certificates and/or specifications.
Assisting with the development and execution of an annual flight operations surveillance programme.
During certification and inspection missions, providing guidance and on-the-job training to national flight operations inspectors.
Advising on and assist with supervising the review, revision and approval of operations manuals, aircraft operating manuals, minimum equipment lists, flight crew and cabin attendant training programmes, etc.
GM Safety, Training and Security | Safety & Security | Ariana Afghan Airlines.co.ltd
Kabul, Afghanistan | 2009 - 2010
Government, Public Administration and Defence
Review the airline's current management and operations policies and practices for both domestic and international operations.
Develop recommendations for consideration by the airline on safety and security,co-operative and joint venture arrangements and other key factors influencing the development of the airline along internationally recognized commercial practices.
Conduct Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and liaise with business areas to review existing course syllabi and/or develop project scope and related syllabi to continue to meet the learner needs, service delivery objectives as well as identifying short and long term future requirements.
Responsible for the instructional design and implementation of training programmes for cabin crew, flight deck and third parties as appropriate to ensure service delivery and corporate objectives are met.
Responsible for quality assurance, ensuring all state civil aviation authority regulatory standards/changes and all related service delivery initiatives are incorporated into relevant training modules/programmes to ensure accuracy and currency of course content.
Deliver a range of training courses relevant to the area of flight safety, CRM TEM, Safety and Security expertise so as to meet all necessary regulations and standards, ensuring alignment with service delivery and corporate objectives. Identify delivery platform options to maximise a learner centred approach and to minimise operational impact.
Maintain continued professional development by updating knowledge and skills in relevant area of expertise and responsibility and across the Airline industry. Disseminate this knowledge to colleagues and trainees.