Gerardo Hueto is a member of the FAA Aviation Safety Organization, in the Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention. He works with the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Aviation Safety Information and Sharing System (ASIAS) to develop data driven safety enhancements for the National Aviation System (NAS) of the United States. He is also involved in the effort to proactively identify emerging or future safety risks and evaluate possible risk management initiatives. He also leads CAST international safety outreach initiatives in coordination with ICAO’s Regional Aviation Safety Groups. Gerardo was also a member of the US National Academy of Sciences Aviation Safety Assurance Committee.
Prior to joining the FAA he was Assistant Director, Safety and Flight Operations at the IATA Asia Pacific Office in Singapore. He led the development and implementation of regional Safety Enhancement initiatives for air carriers, States, and service providers in the region.
Prior to joining IATA, he was Chief Engineer, Aviation System Safety at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He coordinated Boeing's Aviation Safety initiatives with Regulators and Industry in the United States and worldwide. Gerardo represented Boeing at the US Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Steering Committees of ICAO's regional safety initiatives in Asia and the Americas.
Gerardo is an Aeronautical Engineer and has a Masters in Management. Prior to working at Boeing, he was Director of Fleet Safety and Quality Assurance at Alaska Airlines. In addition, Gerardo has managed Engineering groups at Bombardier and McDonnell Douglas, worked as a performance engineer, and participated in NTSB accident investigations.
Published on August 25th, 2021
Last updated on August 25th, 2021