A distinguished board of aviation leaders, law practitioners and educators, including former lawmakers, members of the Council and Secretariat of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), aviation executives and executives of aviation Industry associations provides the oversight of WAF.
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Dr. Nasim Zaidi, President, 2021-2022
Mr. Girma Wake, First Vice President, 2021-2022
Mr. Jalal Haidar, Managing Director & Acting CEO
Mr. Vijay Poonoosamy, COO & Representative to ICAO, IATA and ACI
Captain Edward Davidson, Representative to the US National Transportation Safety Board
Captain Moh’d Aziz, Representative, MENA Region
Mr. Jan Philipp Goertz, Representative to the European Commission
Mr. David Soucie, Representative to the US FAA and EASA
Dr. Vahid Motevalli, Academic Affairs & the Aviation Human Capital Bank
WAF Associates conduct policy analysis, research, and initiate professional discussion forums in collaboration with partners from government, industry, regional and international bodies and academia.