Christopher will lead the ATR Flight Safety team to continually drive improvement in its product safety.
In this position he is responsible for the development and implementation of the Flight Safety strategy within ATR. The scope includes leading the Flight Safety Board, responding to ICAO annex 13 investigations and the promotion of flight safety initiatives within our customer community, aviation authorities and safety forums. He is also in charge of safety communications to airlines and lessors, and will report to the Chief Executive Officer of ATR Patrick de Castelbajac.
Christopher McGregor started his career in 1992 with Rolls-Royce. With a background in engineering development and customer support he then joined BAE Systems Regional Aircraft in 1999. Christopher’s career in customer support continued with Airbus from 2003. He joined the Airbus Flight Safety Department in 2008, becoming Head of Accident/Incident Investigation in 2010. In his last position as Senior Director, Airbus Customer Services Programs, Christopher was tasked with lead-time reduction and operational reliability projects.
Christopher is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS). He graduated from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.