is the Founder and CEO of Avtrain - one of Europe’s leading drone training and certification bodies setting the standards for others to follow.
She is a former Airline Training Captain, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Barrister at Law and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; prior to undertaking her position as CEO of Avtrain she was the Director Compliance for Norwegian Air International.
She is the Vice-Chair of the Unmanned Aircraft Association of Ireland and sits on the Board of Directors of JEDA - Joint European Drone Associations as the Irish representative and is the JEDA representative on JARUS – the Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems where she is Vice-Chair of the JARUS Industry Stakeholder's Body Steering Committee.
Avtrain holds an approval as Recognised Entity issued by the Irish Aviation Authority for the grant of EASA Open A2 and all Specific Category Authorisations, Declarations & Light UAS operator Certificate (LUC) and third party independent verification of compliance with Operational Safety Objectives. Avtrain is a consortium member of Future Mobility Campus Ireland Air with Shannon Airport Group where they are pushing the boundaries in autonomy, Advanced Air Mobility and eVTOL Pilot Training.