Our People

We have diverse yet complementary backgrounds, and are both Accredited Safety Auditors with the New Zealand Safety Council. For individual resum├ęs, please see below:
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Heather Andrews

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Heather is an experienced aviation industry professional, and has been involved with roles such as Private Pilot, Assistant Air Traffic Controller, Purser, Trainer for Airlines, and an Industry advisor to ATTTO, NZQA, CAA and Part 119 Operators. She advises clients on aviation certification, safety and compliance including hazard identification, risk assessment, development of risk management plans, such as for major Airshows and provides training and project management for implementation of those plans. This also included post-event evaluation of incidents. This wide range of experience provides an in-depth understanding of the range of hazards that might arise in the aviation industry.

Current and Recent Positions
Safety Systems Manager, Air Freight NZ Ltd
Quality Manager & Safety Occurrence Investigator, Fly DC3
Cabin Crew Manager, Fly DC3
Quality Assurance Manager, Strikemaster Ltd
Safety Occurrence Investigator, Ballooning Canterbury
Quality Assurance Manager & Safety Occurrence Investigator, North Shore Air

Qualifications & Training
Heather holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canterbury, a Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, is an Approved Auditor for the Accident Compensation Corporation, and is an Accredited Safety Auditor with the New Zealand Safety Council. Heather has completed the relevant NZQA unit standards for designing, delivering and moderating training programmes and assessments.

As part of airline training, trained by the NZ Army medic/triage team in managing groups of injured people (up to several hundred) in outdoor emergency situations.

Heather has completed the CAA Aviation Safety Coordinator and Maintenance Controllers courses, gaining one of the highest marks ever awarded in the Maintenance Controller’s course. Heather has also completed ACC's training for external auditors.

Health and Safety
Risk Management
CAA certification and compliance
Safety Management Systems
Project Management
People Management
Emergency procedures
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Andrew Shelley

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Andrew is an experienced consultant with over 18 years advising senior management, Boards, and regulators on strategic, economic and regulatory issues in a wide range of industries. He is experienced at deciphering legislation and regulatory rules and processes, and identifying risks within those processes.

Andrew’s skills include an ability to see through the details to the fundamental issues at the heart of a problem. These skills have been employed in areas as diverse as IT projects to economic evaluations of potential import competition. He has led projects from within working group environments, often in situations where working group members are reluctant to divulge information that would be for the benefit of the project but may have a degree of commercial sensitivity.

Andrew has advised clients on heliport design and preparation of Part 157 applications, Part 77 notices, obstacle limitation surfaces for heliports and aerodromes, and associated matters. He has also appeared as an expert witness in Commerce Commission hearings, commercial arbitrations, and resource management proceedings.

Andrew holds a BBS in Information Systems and a Master of Arts degree with first class honours in Economics, both from Massey University. He is currently completing a PhD on the regulation of unmanned aircraft. He is an Accredited Safety Auditor and Member of the New Zealand Safety Council, and a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.