General Manager at Litson & Associates
Laurie began his aviation safety career in the Air Force in 1991, after qualifying as an aviation safety officer and accident investigator. In this time he filled various Safety positions including a Base Safety and Efficiency Coordinator. This exposure included becoming qualified as an International Air Show Safety and Show Box director. He completed his instructor training and during the same year was elected as Project Officer for the acquisition of the Air Force/Navy Maritime Helicopter Project.
After retiring in 2008 he became a member of the Litson and Associates team as both an Aviation Safety trainer and auditor. Initially upon joining Litson & Associates Laurie acted as a training facilitator, presenting Aviation Safety Management Systems Coordinator Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Response Planning, Crew Resource Management, Human Factors, Accident Investigation, Risk Management, Aviation Coordinator and Lead Auditor training programs.
Since joining L&A Laurie qualified as an auditor and has now conducted more than a hundred Safety Reviews / inspections on Parts 121, 127, 135, 145 operations and is a Lead Auditor in both the OGP and Resource sectors and a BARS Lead Auditor.
Laurie is married to Lorraine, and has been blessed / is challenged by a two and half year old son, Reo, and a one year old daughter, Nôva.