Mark Taylor

British - UK Guild of Air Traffic Control Officers, GATCO

An Air Traffic Controller since 2003, Mark is fully qualified as both a Tower and Radar Approach controller providing services to both military and civilian aircraft in busy regional airspace in the UK along with being an OJTI. He is also involved in safety management functions, fatigue risk management, and Human Factors training. Prior to controller training he was an ATC Assistant that saw assignments to flight operations, flight planning, and airfield operations departments both in the UK and abroad.

An active member of GATCO, our UK Member Association, he is currently Deputy President while also having held the position of Vice President Finance & Administration too. His first exposure to IFATCA was as a Director at the IFATCA Conference in 2014 in Gran Canaria. From there, he has been involved with both FIC and CAC as a member of those committees. Lately though, he has been the resident Secretary of Committee A during the past 3 Annual Conferences.

He looks forward to the challenges of his new role within the IFATCA Executive Board having been elected at the 2019 Annual Conference in Costa Rica.

Role and Responsibilities

The Executive Vice-President in charge of financial matters is responsible for all income and assets of the Federation and deposits all such income and assets in the name of the Federation in such bank or banks as the Executive Board may designate.

He writes, signs and endorses in the name of the Federation the principal cheques, drafts, warrants and orders for the payment of money, and dispose of same and receipt therefore under the direction of the President and Chief Executive Officer or the Directors.