Mr Chris Hine has over 25 years of aviation experience including Board and Senior Management positions and experience as an Air Operator’s Certificate Accountable Manager and Chief Pilot. Chris also has extensive senior Flight Operations management experience including airline Check and Training and as a Flight Instructor. Chris’ experience as an airline AOC Accountable Manager also includes continuing airworthiness/maintenance control, airport operations and human factors and he has particular capabilities in regulatory affairs and management. Chris’ current roles are as an Executive Director of Regional Express Holding and Group Flight Operations Advisor and Chairman of the Australian Airline Pilot Academy. As a current member of a Board Safety and Risk Management Committee and safety management group, Chris has significant expertise in the operation and functioning of Safety and Quality Management Systems. Chris also has experience as a lecturer in Cockpit Systems Management for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Aviation) degree at the University of South Australia.