Mr Greg Hood

Mr Greg Hood

Chief Commissioner and CEO Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Mr Greg Hood is the Chief Commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) — Australia’s national transport safety investigation agency.

Since his appointment on 1 July 2016, Greg has drawn on his extensive experience in the transport industry to further improve transport safety and public confidence in the aviation, marine and rail modes of transport through his oversight of the world-class investigative work of the ATSB.

Greg has more than 35 years of experience across a wide range of operational, training and management roles across the aviation industry, beginning his career as an air traffic controller in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Prior to his five year tenure with the ATSB, Greg served in senior roles with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and was Executive General Manager, Air Traffic Control in Airservices Australia.

As well as being a glider and powered aircraft pilot, Greg is involved with a number of aviation bodies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Freeman in the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, and a Life Member of the Qantas Founders Museum.

Greg has also served as a Board Member of Safeskies Australia and Vice-Chair of the steering committee for the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation’s Operations Standing Committee.