IAA Vacancy: Aviation Regulator (Chief Executive Officer)

(21 Oct 2022)

Aviation Regulator (Chief Executive Officer) Irish Aviation Authority

Applications are sought for the position of Aviation Regulator (CEO Designate) at the IAA to head up the new regulatory body.  Pending enactment of the Air Navigation and Transport Bill 2020 (“the legislation”) to give the position full statutory status, the Aviation Regulator will have executive responsibility for the safety and security regulatory functions of the IAA, reporting directly to the Board.  

The Aviation Regulator will also take the lead in completing the well-advanced transition and establishment of the new regulatory body. Post- enactment of the legislation, the Aviation Regulator (CEO) will assume the full statutory position and will lead and direct the organisation to ensure that the new IAA carries out all its regulatory duties and obligations to the highest standards.


To make an application for this role, please send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and a personal statement outlining how your experience represents a fit for the role to ie_ceo_iaa@pwc.com

To have a confidential discussion or for further information, please contact PwC Executive Search – Ellen Roche on +353 87 6370812 or Adrienne Harten on +353 87 2472896.

Closing date for applications is Friday 18th November 2022.

For more information regarding this role, visit the IAA's website here


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