Dame Deirdre Hutton has been reappointed as Chair to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for a second 5 year term.
During her time as CAA Chair, Dame Deirdre has overseen a huge amount of organisational change within the CAA. Over the next 5 years she will continue to steer the CAA’s modernisation and change programmes.
Aviation Minister Robert Goodwill said:
I am pleased to confirm this reappointment, which recognises the successful contribution that Dame Deirdre Hutton has made to the Civil Aviation Authority.
I am confident that this good work will continue in her second term as Chair.
Dame Deirdre has been Chair of the CAA since 1 August 2009 and previously served as Chair of the Food Standards Agency, Chair of the National Consumer Council and as a member of the Board of HM Treasury. She has served on a number of other public bodies, including the Better Regulation Taskforce, and has considerable experience of corporate governance, risk-based regulation and consumer policy.
She is honorary Vice-President of the Trading Standards Institute and sits as a Non-Executive on the board of Thames Water Utilities Ltd and Castle Trust and is also Pro-Chancellor of Cranfield University.
The reappointment process the position of CAA Chair has been run according to the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA) guidelines.