Director - Stephen E. Toews

Steve has enjoyed a career in professional aviation of more than 23 years, as both a Pilot and Safety Manager. His initial operational experience was gained as a bush pilot in Canada, moving later into the world of high-frequency commuter operations. He was formerly a Flight Standards Check Captain and Line Indoctrination Training Pilot.

Steve has extensive involvement and experience in Aviation Safety Management Systems. As a Safety Manager, he has been responsible for managing and overseeing company aviation safety programmes, designing and delivering safety-related training modules and formulating safety policies pertaining to Flight Operations.

As a certified ISO 9001:2000 Safety and Quality Lead Auditor, Steve has conducted safety and quality audits for a variety of air operators. He is a former Quality Manager Flight Operations, implementing quality systems into existing flight operations and as part of a team preparing for an initial AOC audit.

Steve is also the holder of an IATA Diploma in Safety Management for Airlines.