Airport Security Expert 518782 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in Operations and Safety Management in regards to Airport and Airline Safety and Security. I have expertise in information security, access control & alarm monitoring systems, police communications, and emergency response. I have additional expertise in staffing, training, equipment and systems costs, capital infrastructure and commercial development programs and funding means. I have also secured support for terminal design, planning and construction, as well as developed / implemented management and operational roadmaps including, but not limited to: SMS, emergency and certification programs; facilities / systems & equipment certifications; qualifications and capabilities assessments; airside controls; conducted Master Plans; introduced essential regulations / procedures / policies and assisted multiple airports in obtaining federal regulation-required certifications; managed performance management information systems & reporting; participated in joint terrorism task forces as deputy federal security director (DHS). I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes working with international ticketing and revenue settlement operations involving agency contract compliance (US).

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working with an aviation security company and participating in US terminal activations, federal rulemaking efforts, industry standards committee and publication works, as well as to ICAO in Afghanistan, India and elsewhere. I also have experience with airport management, operations and security roles in California and Malaysia, and as a TSA Deputy Federal Security Director. I began my career as a contracts administrator, bank representative and auditor / fraud investigator.


Degree Subject Institution
M.P.A. Public Administration / Aviation Management National University
B.B.A. Aviation Management National University

Licenses Certifications

Negotiation Certification
Certified Emergency Manager
Certified Travel Consultant
Licensed Pilot

Awards & Affiliation

Institute of Certified Travel Agents (ICTA)
ICTA Educational Forum
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
DOT/DHS Transportation Security Administration
Air Transport Association (ATA)

Primary Affiliation

Institute of Certified Travel Agents (ICTA)