Capt. Claude Hurley Appointed President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has appointed Capt. Claude Hurley to a one-year term as President of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC), the UN civil aviation Organization’s main technical review body.

Capt. Hurley, FRAeS, was nominated for the appointment by the Government of Canada, and is effective January 1, 2018. He has served as an ANC Commissioner at ICAO since February 2014, was appointed Second ANC Vice-President in 2016, and its First Vice-President in 2017.

Prior to his commitments at ICAO, Capt. Hurley, an executive with Transport Canada, managed and led teams with responsibilities in aviation safety regulatory oversight. Previously he flew as a professional pilot for many years, first in the Canadian Armed Forces, where he served as a tactical pilot, peacekeeper, and search and rescue Commander, as well as in communication and safety roles. Capt Hurley also has extensive civil aviation experience, with a recognized expertise as a Type Rating Instructor, Training Developer, Examiner, Type Technical Pilot, and Manager.