Civil Aviation Authority Appoints Richard Moriarty As New Chief Executive

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced the appointment of Richard Moriarty as its new Chief Executive. Richard will succeed Andrew Haines, whose term of office is due to expire in the Summer of 2018.

Richard re-joined the CAA in 2016 as Group Director of Consumers and Markets and Deputy Chief Executive. Prior to joining he was the Chief Executive at the Legal Services Board, which oversees the legal profession in England and Wales.

He has also held a number of senior public and private sector roles including, Affinity Water, the Social Housing Regulator, the Postal Services Commission and the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.