Airport’s new appointment

Andrew Shaw
Andrew Shaw

AN airport has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new head of safety.

Andrew Shaw, 49, is the new head of Operational Risk, Safety and Regulatory compliance at Durham Tees Valley Airport.

He has strong experience in the aviation industry, including working for British Midlands, easyJet, First Choice and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, where he was Head of Group Safety.

He said: “My aim is to ensure that, by working closely with the regulator and my team, Durham Tees Valley Airport can set the standard for safety and we will be able to share examples of best practice within the industry.”