Chief (Ret) Cletus comes along with many years of airport operations experience having worked at both Changi and Abu Dhabi airports. He has accumulated over 40 years of ground operations having managed the airfield fire protection and safety needs on the airside.
Chief (Ret) Cletus received his Master’s in Business Administration from University of Birmingham and Master’s of Science in Disaster Management at Cranfield University.
He was also conferred the Public Service Administration medal in 2008 by the Singapore Government.
Vice Chairman, IAFPA Director, Falck Fire Services, UK
John has worked within the Aviation Fire and Rescue Service for over 36 years in Military and Civil Airports, including roles within Senior Management at London Heathrow and Gatwick.
In these roles, he gained extensive operational experience in management of complex operations, before working in the Safety Regulation Group of the UK Civil Aviation Authority as an Aerodrome Inspector within the Aerodrome Standards department.
Vice Chairman, IAFPA Group Head of Assurance for AGS Airports Limited, UK
2, IAFPA Group Head of Assurance for AGS Airports Limited, UK
Gillies Crichton is HSE Compliance Manager for BAA Ltd, based at Glasgow Airport. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge in command & control and crisis management having led the Glasgow Airport Crisis Team during the Terrorist Attack on the Airport in June 2007. He is in great demand as a speaker at conferences worldwide on various topics including the terrorist attack, emergency planning, risk & business continuity.
Gillies has successfully completed an MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management through Leicester University and was shortlisted for the Business Continuity Manager of the year in 2012 at the prestigious CIR awards in London.
Lim Zhong Min
Treasurer, Head School of AES, Changi Airport Group
Colin has worked within the aviation industry for 18 years and was the former Head of Operations at Edinburgh Airport.
He is now currently the Company Director at Canmore Professional Solutions, providing in depth consultancy on Fire, Airport Operations, Aerodrome Licensing, Task and Resource Analysis, Safety Management Systems, Emergency Planning, Regulatory Auditing and Compliance.
Executive Council Member, Chief, AES, Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Neil Swailes is the Chief AES Officer at Auckland International Airport Limited. He started his career working at Auckland Airport in the Emergency Services department in 1997 and has over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
He has led and influenced some key initiatives from commissioning and transitioning firefighting vehicles and tactics, to the aspects of mental wellbeing and physical fitness for firefighters.
Executive Council Member, Chief, ARFF, State of Hawaii Airports, United States
6, Chief, ARFF, State of Hawaii Airports, United States
Colin is a founding member of the IAFPA and was a Station Officer within Royal Berkshire Fire & Resuce Service in the UK. He had 30 years service and served his last 20 years of service within a Fire Safety roll with operational and Fire Investigation commitments.
Colin's present role is Operations Director at Risk Warden. He is also the CEO of FireNet International Ltd and Crisis Response Journal.
Airport Water Rescue Planning Working Group
Head, Airport Water Rescue Planning Working Group, Chief Fire Officer, Airservices, Australia
16, Airport Water Rescue Planning Working Group, Chief Fire Officer, Airservices, Australia
Secretary, Changi Airport Group, Singapore
4, Changi Airport Group, Singapore
Specialist, Fire Fighting & Rescue, Phuket Airport
14, Fire Fighting & Rescue, Phuket Airport
Chief AES, Officer, Auckland International Airport