Ron Bartsch has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry in a variety of senior operational, safety and regulatory roles. As a former Senior Executive with Qantas Airways Limited and a senior manager with the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Ron has both commercial and regulatory experience of airline operations.
Ron is an experienced pilot with a current Air Transport Pilot Licence and has extensive legal and regulatory experience. To support this practical industry experience Ron has formal qualifications in law, education, science and the arts. Ron has consulted widely throughout the world and especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
John Guselli is a safety professional specialising in the development of transport system safety management and the delivery of specialist transport safety investigation and training. He was licensed as an Air Traffic Controller in 1974.
He has completed an Air Accident Investigation Course at Cranfield University (UK) and has managed and assisted in civilian and military system evaluations, safety audits, incident investigations and international airline liaison in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, China, India, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. He holds audit qualifications and Diplomas in Adult Education and Aviation.
John facilitates international safety management and investigation training in conjunction with operational management for the Singapore Aviation Academy, Eurocontrol, Airservices Australia, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the Southern California Safety Institute, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia, the International Society of Air Safety Investigators, CAA Pakistan and the United Kingdom CAA. Between 1995 and 2005, John lectured in aviation studies at the University of New South Wales and has successfully worked with RailCorp New South Wales, Western Australian Government Railways, the NSW Ministry of Transport, Sydney Airport Corporation, the NSW State Transit Authority, Queensland Transport and Queensland Rail.
He successfully introduced the Basic Aviation Risk Standard for the Flight Safety Foundation and subsequent audit programs to enhance aviation safety for the international resources sector.
John is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators and holds the office of Chairman of its Reachout Committee. He is also a member of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association and is Chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation’s Australasian Advisory Board.