Brad has been in the aviation industry since 1991, predominantly in engineering and maintenance.
Brad started his career as an apprentice with Aerospace Technologies of Australia (ASTA), at Avalon near Geelong in Victoria. After completing his apprenticeship, Brad progressed his career, both as a contractor, and in various permanent roles throughout Australia and Internationally, including Asia, the Middle East and New Zealand.
Brad has been fortunate enough to work on a wide variety of aircraft, both fixed and rotary wing, including major projects such as airline fleet refurbishments, freighter conversions, heavy maintenance, line maintenance and vintage aircraft restoration, ultimately specializing in large transport aircraft. Trade qualified in both structures and mechanical, Brad holds a CASA aircraft maintenance engineers B1 licence with ratings on Boeing 747, 737, Airbus A319, 320, 321 and Embraer E170, E190.
Throughout his career, Brad has fostered a strong safety and quality approach to all of his activities in the aviation industry, he believes that these are the foundations of a positive organisational culture and the way business should be done.