Within meteorology, John was a contributing author to the re-write of the ICAO Manual of Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation - Part III – Investigation (Doc 9756) including the Investigation of Meteorological Conditions. He has also worked on projects to bring National Meteorological Services (i.e. MET Offices) up to ICAO Annex 3 requirements within east Africa and the Eastern Caribbean. John has also completed a research collaboration with Trinity College Dublin’s Aerospace Psychology Group looking at cockpit infrastructure and Weather Risk Management for future All Weather Operations in the SESAR / NextGen ATM environment. He has conducted Human Factors training for the South African Weather Service (SAWS). John has also completed operational meteorology research under Australian meteorologist Martin Babakhan such as fog modelling at Sydney Airport for a major airline in Australasia, and analysis of high-altitude ice crystal icing events in the Australasian region.
In addition to consulting, John has worked in academia, including developing two courses for the Master of Aviation Management (MAvM) programme at The University of Newcastle (Australia), namely the Applied Aviation Meteorology; and the Aviation Training and Instruction courses. John taught the Aviation Training and Instruction course for two years. He has also worked as a Human Factors Researcher within the Department of Psychology at Saint Mary’s University in Canada on projects in OH&S, safety culture and its assessment, and Cognitive Task Analysis of expert weather forecaster decision making with the Meteorological Service of Canada.
John has completed Australian ATPL studies, has an Australian CPL (frozen), Canadian Glider and Private Pilot Licences, and a Canadian Dispatcher Licence.
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