Industry Advisory Board

the ERAU Asia Advisory Board 

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Asia Industry Advisory Board was created in December 2013. The primary role of the Board is to provide advice and guidance to Embry-Riddle Asia on course content and programs, ensuring they are relevant and meet the needs of today’s aerospace leaders and business professionals. The Industry Advisory Board helps ensure that Embry-Riddle continues as the Asia-Pacific leader in offering academically excellent courses, programs and research relevant to the aviation and aerospace industry in Singapore and throughout the Asia region.

Current Board Members

Dr. John Watret (Chair)
Chancellor, Worldwide & Chairman, ERAU Asia Board of Directors
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Mr. Matthew Flaherty
Interim Vice Chancellor & Head of Asia
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Mr. Rahul Shah
Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth and Business Development - Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
AAR Corporation

Mr. Logan Velaitham
Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia Singapore; Chief Executive Advisor, AirAsia Philippines
AirAsia Pte Ltd

Mr. Zakir Hamid
Head of Defence and Space - Singapore & Brunei
Airbus Singapore Pte Ltd

Mr. Gary Moran
Head of Aviation, Asia

Mr. Tay Tiang Guan
Deputy Director-General
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore

Mr. Ricardo Pesce
Managing Director
Embraer Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Ms. Kathy MacKenzie
Vice President - Asia Pacific
GE Aviation

Mr. Michael Parsons
Global Industry Leader (Travel, Transport & MRO)

Dr. Juliana Goh
Assistant Director and Site Leader
MITRE Asia Pacific Singapore

Tan Sri Dato Seri (Dr) Ahmad Johan
National Aerospace and Defence Industries, Sdn Bhd

Dato’ Edron Hayata Bin Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad
Executive Director
National Aerospace and Defence Industries, Sdn Bhd

Ms. Zarina Piperdi
Senior Vice-President Human Resources
SIA Engineering Company

Mr. Adrian Lim
Vice President, Engineering Development Centre
ST Engineering Aerospace Ltd.

Mr. Laurence Chin
General Manager, Singapore
United Airlines (Retired)

Ms. Sarah Kalmeta
Director of International Business – South APAC
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.

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