Mr. Barry Kashambo joined ICAO ESAF as Regional Director in March 2015 and has been in international civil aviation community for over 35 years with a background of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Flight Safety Standards specifically Airworthiness Inspection.
He worked with the Civil Aviation Authority Uganda as Airworthiness surveyor/Inspector and Accident Investigator for a period of 21 years (1988-2009). He also served as Aviation safety officer for UN MONUSCO (2009-2012) performing oversight and accident/incident investigation for the fleet biggest UN mission fleet at the time.
Mr. Kashambo worked as the Executive Director of East African Community- Civil Aviation Safety and Security Agency, (CASSOA), a Regional safety and Security Oversight Organisation for the East African Region, that has successfully steered the development of harmonised regulations, technical guidance materials, common examinations, sharing of resources and promotion of regional approach to aviation related matters among others-(2012-2015).
Barry Kashambo holds a Masters Degree in Aviation safety Management from City University London among other professional qualifications and is a member of International Society of safety Investigators (ISASI). He is a devout Christian and married with Children.