John Swift is an international aviation specialist, offering extensive operational expertise in the areas of air traffic management, including airspace, airport, airline and military operations. Over 30 years of practical experience, covering delivery, managerial, strategic and advisory roles backed up by professional licences, industry-specific practical, commercial and legal training, and a Chartered Director qualification. A highly effective and media trained communicator, skilled in translating complex technical and procedural models and methods of operations into understandable concepts for non-industry individuals and organisations.
Expert witness tasks have included the examination of highly techncal accident and incident reports produced by national authorities, and preparing plain language reports to explain and/ or challenge evidence and conclusions to assist court deliberations or support lawyers and insurers conclude negotiations.
Utilising my procurement and tendering experience, support has also been provided to arbitration proceedings involving commercial disputes between parties using alternative dispute resolution.