Xavier Oh has been Senior Manager Environmental Protection at ACI since September 2005.
He is the ACI Observer on ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) and participates at all levels from the triennial CAEP meetings and Steering Group to the technical working groups on noise, emissions, operations and modelling. He also supports and coordinates airport participation and input on these groups.
As the secretary of ACI’s World Environment Standing Committee (WESC), one of his main tasks is developing, coordinating and implementing policy and positions on all issues relating to the environment and airports. Other WESC tasks include supporting environmental training for airports, sharing best practice between airports and working with other aviation industry organizations.
Xavier’s background includes mechanical engineering studies in Australia and Canada, working as a consultant in machine and structural dynamics in Australia and Malaysia, and also as an acoustical engineer in New Zealand.