Jim Spillane, Senior FAA Representative to Southeast Asia, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)
Date : August 22, 2017
Time : 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Price : $0.00
Hosted by the Aerospace & Defense Committee
Jim Spillane will present an overview of FAA's work in the Southeast Asia region to include safety, efficiency, and harmonization.
About the Speaker
Senior FAA Representative to Southeast Asia
Federal Aviation Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Jim was appointed as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Senior Representative to Southeast Asia in 2015. In his position in Singapore, he is responsible for promoting the agency’s bilateral efforts with 11 states in Southeast Asia and multilateral efforts with international organizations such as Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to improve aviation safety, system efficiency, and harmonization.
He was previously posted in Tokyo as the FAA Sr. Representative to the Pacific Rim, where he was responsible for managing the FAA’s bilateral relationships with 18 countries in a geographic area that ranges from Korea south through the Philippines and the Pacific Islands.
Jim has served the United States for more than 28 years, with 20 years’ experience in various operational air traffic management and air traffic flow management roles with civil and military air navigation service providers in the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Jim is also a Mansfield Fellow, participating in a two-year program where he studied Japanese language and culture, and spent one year working inside the Japanese Ministry of Transport and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, where he focused on air transportation modernization issues.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from and has done graduate work at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Relations at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University.