Paul has over 36 years of experience in the aviation sector, including 15 years in the Royal Australian Air Force, firstly as an engine apprentice and then as an engineering officer, followed by 6 years in the Australian Public Service and 15 years in commercial business. He is currently the Chief Operations Officer of TAE Aerospace’s global business.
In this position, Paul is responsible for leading and managing our maintenance, repair and manufacturing operations at 11 sites worldwide. With Headquarters in Ipswich, QLD, Australia the business has another 4 operational locations in Australia and 6 overseas locations including Malaysia and the USA. Paul leads and manages the delivery of engine and engine component maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), aerospace manufacturing, fire protection and rescue, and aircraft wheels and brakes maintenance.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours, a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma of Project Management.