The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), home to the world’s largest offshore aircraft registry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liam Byrne as the Director of Business Development.
Liam joins BCAA from the UK CAA, where he led business development activities in all key markets as Senior Manager International Development within CAA International. Previously, he has held senior positions in the airline and aviation consultancy industries across a career of over 25 years.
As Director of Business Development, Liam will be responsible for driving the strategic direction and business development activities of the Bermuda Aircraft Registry while managing a team, which includes another recent hire to BCAA, Kyle James as Business Development Manager. Together they will guide the Bermuda Aircraft Registry’s customer experience from introduction through to completion of aircraft registration. Liam’s passion for aviation and proven experience will help to strengthen existing relationships globally, as well as develop new ones in key markets where there’s opportunity for growth.
Director General, Thomas Dunstan comments on the new hire, “We are extremely pleased to have Liam join the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority. His wealth of experience in business development and regulation coupled with his strategic mindset has us very excited about the Bermuda Aircraft Registry’s future.”
With over 850 aircraft registered in Bermuda, we currently have the world’s largest offshore aircraft registry. BCAA’s overarching goals are to continue to develop a seamless customer experience and sustainable growth in the aviation market globally. We are confident that Liam and his team will assist us in achieving these goals and more.”
Liam comments on his appointment, “I am excited to join the team at BCAA who have always had a fantastic international reputation for regulation and safety. As we look ahead, we will play our full part in the industry’s recovery while building on the emerging opportunities across the globe. I am looking forward to challenging myself and the team to assist in the growth of the oldest offshore aircraft registry.”