G.Y. de Silva
Base in Sri Lanka, Air Vice Marshal (Ret) G.Y de. Silva is a versatile, innovative and resourceful professional with extensive managerial experience in aviation. His expertise includes the establishment of Quality, Compliance, and Safety Management Systems for FSTD Operators, ATO’s, FTO’s and TRTO’s to the rules and standards of EASA, CAAS, QCAA, CASA, FAA and the CAAC.
His passion to ensure the intent of the rules while maintaining workable solutions for large and small organizations alike is recognized by all that have worked with him.
His 32 years in the Sri Lanka Air Force and subsequent time as Vice Chancellor/Commandant with the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Group General Manger at Infotecs (PVT) and South Aviation Services in Sri Lanka, and for the last 6 years Quality Assurance and Safety Manger for Singapore Technologies Aviation Academy give G.Y. a very broad understanding of managing to ensure safety through practical organisation and training.