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Baines Simmons partners Hong Kong Productivity Council to offer world-class aviation safety training

Baines Simmons has today (14 March 2011) entered into a strategic collaboration with the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) to provide specialist aviation safety and consulting services in the Hong Kong region.

The partnership will jointly deliver a comprehensive safety training programme to the aviation industry in Hong Kong that will further develop existing professional standards and competence. It will enable aircraft parts design organisations and manufacturers, MROs, airline operators and aviation regulators in the region to directly benefit from Baines Simmons’ world-leading services and courses, with training delivered at the Hong Kong Productivity Council facilities in Kowloon Tong.

Hong Kong Productivity Council

Baines Simmons managing director Keven Baines and Mrs Agnes Mak, executive director of Hong Kong Productivity Council at the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony.

Baines Simmons has developed an understanding of the needs of the Hong Kong aviation industry having provided aviation safety solutions in the region for over seven years. The company has extensive experience in adapting the content of its popular flagship training courses to meet the cultural needs of those working in different parts of the world.

“As an industry support organization, HKPC strives to enhance the capabilities and expertise of professionals through an array of consultancy and training services,” Mrs Agnes Mak, executive director of HKPC, said after today’s Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony held at the Hong Kong Productivity Council. She added, “Baines Simmons has an impressive reputation for the provision of aviation safety training and consulting services. This strategic partnership marks our mutual commitment to the development of critical human resources for the civil aviation community, strengthening Hong Kong’s competitiveness as a leading aviation hub.”

“With our experience in the region, we believe Baines Simmons is ideally positioned to offer the best aviation safety training and consultancy services to the industry in Hong Kong and we are excited about the opportunities that this partnership offers,” states Keven Baines, managing director of Baines Simmons. “Hong Kong is a region where we have strong growth ambitions for the region, and believe the collaboration with the Hong Kong Productivity Council gives us a link with an organisation that shares our business strategy, ethos and culture.”

Baines Simmons is recognised as an international market leader in aviation safety training and consultancy. It is a trusted partner of more than 350 of the world’s leading civil and military aviation organisations and National Regulatory Authorities in 43 countries. The business operates as aviation safety experts, airworthiness advisors and safety culture change consultants with offices in UK, North America, Australia and Hong Kong.

HKPC is a multi-disciplinary organization established by Statute in 1967. Its mission is to promote productivity excellence through the provision of integrated support across the value chain of Hong Kong firms, in order to achieve a more effective utilization of resources, to enhance the value- added content of products and services, and to increase international competitiveness. For more information, please visit the HKPC website at

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HKPC contact details
Jonathan Ho
General Manager
Corporate Communications
Hong Kong Productivity Council
Tel: (852) 2788 6390
Fax: (852) 2788 5056