Posted on: 09 March 2015 by Mark Howells
Christopher McGregor has taken on the role of flight safety officer for ATR, in charge of developing and implementing ATR’s flight safety strategy.
Beginning his career in 1992 with Rolls-Royce, McGregor has a background in engineering development and customer support. He then joined BAE Systems Regional Aircraft in 1999 before moving to Airbus in 2003. From 2008, McGregor was part of the Airbus flight safety department, becoming head of accident/incident investigation in 2010.
In his most recent position as senior director, Airbus customer services programmes, McGregor was tasked with lead-time reduction and operational reliability projects.
Reporting to ATR’s CEO Patrick de Castelbajac, McGregor will lead the Flight Safety Board in responding to ICAO annex 13 investigations and the promotion of flight safety initiatives within ATR’s customer community, aviation authorities and safety forums. He will also oversee safety communications to airlines and lessors.