Chris Hodgkinson

Spanning a career of over 40 years, Christopher Hodgkinson, has amassed a wide knowledge of flight operational and safety matters in civil aviation, including aircraft incidents and accidents, safety audits, confidential reporting programmes, expert witness, report writing, pilot fatigue and employment tribunals.

He started his career with the Royal Navy, then joined British Airways in 1966 where he rose to become Base Training Captain B747 -400. In 1995, he joined the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators as Chief Executive and Technical Director. Since he ceased flying operations, he has been called upon as an expert witness or provided professional advice to the following organisations:- Addleshaw Goddard; Airline Group (NATS); A J Hows; Barlow Lyde & Gilbert; Battens; Cameron McKenna; GAPAN; Icon Consulting; Ince & Co; O’Gorman & Co; Schlumberger; Thompsons; Wintershall. Email: