July 11th- Expert Spotlight

July 11th- Expert Spotlight

    1. Are you in need of an expert?  We personally select top qualified experts who excel in varying disciplines including fire and explosion, aviation, construction, marine, rail, utilities, and more.  We will highlight four of these professionals bimonthly; however, all of our experts can be found in the RTI Expert Directory.  For additional information on any expert, please contact us.

      Aviation Safety and Accident Prevention
      RTI Expert No: 011135

      RTI Expert 011135 served in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Accident Investigation and Prevention Section, in Montreal, Canada beginning in 1980.  In 1996 he was appointed Chief of the Section, and later retired from ICAO after twenty-five years of service.  Prior to his ICAO career, he was Chief of Accident Investigation with the Board of Aviation in Finland for thirteen years and investigated over three hundred accidents. During his time with the ICAO he established an independent aircraft accident investigation agency in the Republic of Sudan and the United Arab Emirates. He worked as an accident investigator in the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Mozambique and Cuba. 

      Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer
      RTI Expert No: 011256

      RTI Expert 011256 is an Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer. He currently acts as an Aircraft Configuration Integrator at Bombardier Aerospace in Montreal, Canada. In this job, he leads the resolution of flight test issues involving flight dynamics and thermodynamics disciplines. He also leads problem solving activities involving several engineering disciplines: avionic and electrical systems, structures, aerodynamics, loads & dynamics, performance, stability, and control. He led the development and certification of the Wing Anti Ice System. Previously, he had worked in Stress Integration on the Learjet 85 business aircraft, which required him to focus on composite and metallic structural stress analysis.

      Property Management
      RTI Expert No: 011115

      RTI Expert 011115 has a CPM® PCAM ® CMCA® with over forty years of management experience in both residential and commercial properties. He graduated from the University of Maryland with honors with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Economics. He holds the following certifications and licenses: Certified Property Manager (“CPM”), as designated by the Institute of Real Estate Management (“IREM”); Professional Community Association Manager (“PCAM”), as awarded from the Community Associations Institute (“CAI”); Certified Manager of Community Associations (“CMCA”), as designated by the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBCCAM); licensed real estate agent in Maryland; and a licensed Property Manager in the District of Columbia. He has authored numerous publications, taught various classes and seminars, and has spoken at many invited presentations. He has served as an expert witness for cases in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

      Aviation Law, Safety and Accident Investigator
      RTI Expert No: 011238

      RTI Expert 011238 is an Airline Transport Pilot and former Check Airman with over 35 years of civil aviation flight experience and over 16,000 flight hours. He is also a practicing Expert Witness and Aviation Attorney. He has participated on Aviation Rulemaking Committees and development and evaluation of safety policies and procedures for Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (COPA) member pilots.  He has also been involved in developing and evaluating Safety Management System (SMS) policies and procedures with his pilot union’s Safety Committee. His legal experience includes practice in general civil litigation, labor and employment matters, and FAA certificate action matters. He has acted, and is currently teaching online aviation law courses, as an Embry-Riddle adjunct faculty member in the Department of Doctoral Studies and Worldwide Online.  He has developed courses for initial offering as well as syllabi and exams for the online aviation law courses.