John SmithPrincipal Consultant
John is an accomplished Chartered Engineer with extensive Air Safety and engineering experience, who joined Osprey following 31 years service in the RAF. A former Military Aviation Authority (MAA) regulator, John has built upon his reputation as a specialist in the field of Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems and continues to provided regulatory and safety expertise to Osprey’s industry and MOD clients. His in-depth understanding of regulatory publications, legislation and standards has enabled our patrons to achieve the required asset and organisational certification and assurance against the mandated requirements.
Capable of assimilating complex problems, whilst understanding the contextual organisational intricacies and dynamic operational demands; John has delivered pragmatic solutions and recommendations, including Alternative Means of Compliance, to enable Osprey’s clients to harmonise and optimise their assurance solutions and demonstrate the required compliance, without compromise to the intended capability. In addition to his continued support to Project MARSHALL, John has also assisted Air Defence clients and undertaken Independent Safety Audits, including the MARS Tanker ATM system and specialist land vehicles systems.