Shelley was appointed as Acting Director and Chief Executive in May, and prior to this was the Authority’s deputy chief executive responsible for organisational development and support.
This is Shelley’s second stint with the CAA – 15 years ago she was the Authority’s Director of Human Resources. Since then, Shelley has held senior leadership roles at the State Services Commission, and the New Zealand Intelligence Community, including a six-year tenure as Deputy Director-General of Security.
Over her career in New Zealand’s public sector, Shelley has led a range of large transformation projects, with a strong focus on rebuilding organisational cultures, and on delivering meaningful, long-term performance improvement.
Shelley holds a Master of Business Studies (Distinction) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Massey University, and has participated in the London Business School’s Proteus Program, and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government’s Executive Fellows Programme.
Responsible for the executive leadership and management of the Aviation Security Service (Avsec), and for leading the delivery of robust and efficient security services at New Zealand’s six security designated airports.
Responsible for the executive management and regulatory activities of the following CAA units:
Responsible for the executive management of the functions monitoring the performance and effectiveness of the Authority, the safety performance of the aviation sector and overseeing the following units:
Responsible for the executive management of the Authority’s stakeholder and sector engagement functions, including the following:
Responsible for the Authority’s policy development, regulatory strategy, and executive management of the following units or programmes of work:
Responsible for the executive management of CAA and Avsec support or enabling services and leadership of the following units:
Responsible for the executive management and regulatory activities of the following units, and domestic and international engagement on aviation security and wider national security matters:
Responsible for overseeing the Aviation Security Service’s executive matters at national office and across our stations including:
Responsible for leading the Aviation Security Service’s national operations of the six Avsec stations including:
Responsible for national compliance and improvement activities across the Aviation Security Service including:
Responsible for leading and executive management of the Aviation Security Service’s strategic and operational capability development. This includes the functions of: