Paul is an experienced Airworthiness Management consultant and uses his wide-ranging technical, diagnostic and commercial skills to assist clients with airworthiness performance improvement. With an aviation career spanning 27 years, with the last ten in managerial roles in Airworthiness, Quality and Safety, Paul draws on his practical experience gained from working with world-leading airlines to small independent private aviation companies encompassing fixed-wing jets and piston engine aircraft as well as piston and turbine-powered rotorcraft. Paul is delighted to have recently become a Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Expertise and capability
Technical airworthiness consulting skills gained from experience across a wide variety of types ranging from general aviation, and private/business aviation for both fixed and rotary wing to large commercial airliners at world-leading airlines.
Managerial consulting skills demonstrated through his enormous wealth of knowledge gained from holding management positions in disciplines such as Planning, Inventory, Quality Assurance and Continuing Airworthiness.
Career background and experience
Prior to joining Baines Simmons, Paul started his career as an Airframe/Engine apprentice gaining valuable line experience before moving into the maintenance planning department where he developed his skills in Airworthiness. Maintenance Programme Optimisation was a key skill honed in managing ageing aircraft and was instrumental in delivering efficiencies to the scheduled checks on the 747-400 type. Paul has also held the role of ARC signatory and understands the specific obligations this role entails for operators.