Research associate at the German Aerospace Centre
Andrew Walters started his latest role at Melbourne Airport in May 2021 somewhat inauspiciously. Quarantined in a Sydney hotel at the height of COVID, he spent his first couple of weeks as the airport’s manager, airfield operations, managing via Teams meetings, with his wife still living in Dubai and 4 months pregnant.
The first in a series of articles profiling industry personnel proactively managing wildlife hazards. Davy Semal (pictured on the right), currently Cairns Airport aerodrome operations manager, has been with the airport for two years.
February 2021 marked the tenth anniversary of a very productive wildlife hazard management collaboration between Avisure and Ventia