New Chief for Australian Transport Safety Bureau Arrives

Greg Hood began a five-year term on July 1 as ATSB's second chief commissioner. He has more than 35 years' experience in the transportation industry, beginning his career as an air traffic controller in the Royal Australian Air Force before working in the country's civil aviation industry.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the agency heading the underwater search for the missing MH370 airliner, has a new chief commissioner. Greg Hood began a five-year term on July 1 as ATSB's second chief commissioner.

Hood has more than 35 years' experience in the transportation industry, beginning his career as an air traffic controller in the Royal Australian Air Force before working in the country's civil aviation industry. He most recently served in senior roles in Airservices Australia and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. Hood is a glider and powered aircraft pilot, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Freeman in the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, and a Life Member of the Qantas Founders Museum.

Before joining ATSB, he was a board member of Safeskies Australia and vice-chair of the steering committee for the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation's Operations Standing Committee.

Hood replaces Martin Dolan, who served as chief commissioner for the past seven years and oversaw several major ATSB investigations in various transportatio modes and also oversaw the search for the MH370 aircraft.

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