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Reappointment of members of the Civil Aviation Authority Board

Department for Transport announces the reappointment of 2 members of the Civil Aviation Authority Board.

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The Department for Transport today (8 April 2016) announced the reappointment of 2 members of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Board — David King and Graham Ward, CBE

David King and Graham Ward both joined the CAA as non-executive members in September 2013. David was formerly the Chief Inspector of the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) where he was responsible for hundreds of investigations, many involving large public transport aircraft. Graham was, until June 2015, the first Chief Commissioner of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact. He spent 36 years, including 24 as a partner, with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a former Deputy Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and President of the International Federation of Accountants.

In addition to their role at the CAA, David serves as Chairman of the Board Safety Review Committee for Cathay Pacific Airways and is a visiting Professor at Cranfield University. Graham is an Honorary Officer of The World Energy Council and a Governor of Dulwich College and of Goodenough College.

They will both serve for second terms of 3 years each.

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Published 8 April 2016