Hilton Head, SC--Margriet Bredewold has been named by Baldwin Aviation Safety & Compliance as the firm’s European representative. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Ms. Bredewold will support European-based clients for the aviation safety, support and compliance company.
“Margriet has been involved in the business aviation industry since 2007, having previously served as a professional development coordinator and trainer for Jet Aviation AG. Her experience and expertise in Safety Management Systems (SMS), Human Factors (HF) and Organization Development (OD) training dovetail very well with the programs and services we offer. Her presence in Basel, which is centrally-located and accessible to customers and prospects, and her ability to communicate in multiple languages, will undoubtedly allow us to expand both our client base and the services we offer on the Continent,” said Don Baldwin, CEO of Baldwin Aviation Safety & Compliance.
Ms. Bredewold is a native of Holland and holds an undergraduate degree (BSc) in business administration from Radbout University in Nijmegen, The Netherlands and a master’s degree (MSc) from Holland’s Wageningen University and Research Center, as well. Prior to graduation she served as an intern for the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization in Rome.
She began her professional career at an employment agency in 2005 before moving to the International House in Madrid, Spain as an English language teacher in 2007. She then spent four years as the Professional Development Coordinator and Trainer at Jet Aviation AG in Basel before founding Co-Guard GmbH to provide training and support in SMS, HF and OD training, including leadership, teamwork, and change and conflict management.
“I was pleased to connect with Baldwin Aviation at the annual European Business Aviation Association Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) and look forward to working with Baldwin’s team to provide outstanding support to European-based flight operations,” Ms. Bredewold said. A member of a European Aviation Maintenance Training Committee (EAMTC) workgroup and Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA), she is involved in planning the organization’s meeting at EBACE in 2013.
About Baldwin Aviation
Headquartered in Hilton Head, South Carolina, Baldwin is an established leader in meeting and exceeding the safety management and organizational standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). Having had their SMS program audited and IS-BAO registered in 2007 and audited again in 2010, Baldwin recently became the first-ever IS-BAO Support Services Affiliate, further assuring their clients of a compliant SMS program.
Baldwin’s credentialed staff has combined their expertise to develop and support flexible and customizable Safety Management programs that are based on proven techniques, established resources, and a recent launch of the upgraded software “SAVVY”. Baldwin’s programs support ground operations, maritime, rotary and fixed wing flight organizations, regardless of size. Its products also include a range of programs designed for flight department startups and support programs for evolving flight organizations. Don Baldwin, who is a former chairman of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Board of Directors, leads the firm’s highly experienced staff of experts. Visit www.BaldwinAviation.com for more information.
Sunshine McCarthy will assist organizations by encouraging communication and the reporting of mistakes or failures to accommodate for organizational learning without fear of reprisal or punishment.
The company’s financial investment and educational support of aviation safety is administered primarily through two programs: The Vista Elite Program and the SM4 Safety Program.