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Fuelled by a passionate commitment to psychological well-being, a deep understanding of aviation and the professional skills to make a difference.

Robert Bor

Director: Clinical Lead and Subject Matter Expert.

Professor Robert Bor is a practising psychologist, pilot and current Chair of the British Psychological Society Expert Task Force on Aviation Psychology.


He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. A certified Aviation Psychologist in Europe (EAAP), he is also a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Member of the American Psychological Association and South African Health Professions Council. 

He has more than 29 years experience consulting in clinical and organisational settings in the UK and abroad. He has published more than 30 books and 200 academic papers and chapters in books.


Rob leads a team of expert practitioners providing bespoke assessment and treatment services to those involved in aviation whether that be customers who have a fear of flying, or airline employees who have mental health problems. He is the lead clinician for the British Airways Pilot Peer Support system.


Rob is an Honorary Civilian Consultant to the Royal Air Force. He is listed on the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum wall of honour in Washington D.C. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Liveryman of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators and also holds the Freedom of the City of London. Rob is a Churchill Fellow and has recently received the Boothby-Edwards award from the Aerospace Medical Association.

Aedrian Bekker

Director: Organisation Solutions and Business Development

Aedrian is a Chartered Clinical and Organisation Psychologist. He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is a member of the British Psychology Society. 


While Aedrian started his career as a clinician in the NHS, for the past 16 years he has worked with senior leaders and their teams in blue chip companies around the globe. With an expertise in human behaviour in complex organisations, he has worked in heavily regulated and customer sensitive industries such as defence, nuclear, automative, finance, telecommunications, utilities, industrial relations and of course, aviation. 


Aedrian leads a team of psychologists and consultants that have designed and delivered award winning psychological interventions that have been credited for their innovation, integrity and user engagement. In British Airways for example, this includes working with over 2000+ flight crew as well as programmes for all senior cabin crew and facilitation of joint Management and Trade Union projects. As a psychologist, he has a deep insight into the unique challenges facing a highly professional and largely remote workforce - and the organisational contexts within which they work.


Aedrian's team use traditional methods alongside emerging technologies to create scalable and effective psychological solutions. 

Carina Eriksen

Consultant Psychologist


Carina is a practicing psychologist with more than twelve years experience of working in the aviation industry. She has conducted extensive research into pilot and cabin crew mental health 

and among her many publications is the co-author of 'Pilot Mental Health Assessment and Support'.

Carina is an HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered Consultant Counselling Psychologist with extensive experience consulting in clinical and organisational settings in the UK and Europe. She is a Fellow of the British Psychology Society,  a Board Member of the BPS Aviation Psychology Committee and a trainer/presenter of the BPS Continuing Professional Development Course in Aviation Psychology.


She offers psychological treatment to pilots, cabin crew and other aviation employees and is particularly familiar with the experiences of female pilots in commercial aviation. 

Gill Green

Consultant Psychologist

Gill Green is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society.


Gill has over 25 years experience of clinical practice and occupational assessment and is qualified in both Level A and B psychometric testing which includes ability and aptitude testing and personality assessment. She has specialised in developing pilot assessment processes which meet EASA and FAA current requirements and heads up CAP’s pilot assessment faculty, providing assessment for hundreds of pilots at all stages of their flying career.


In addition, over the past 17 years Gill has specialised in working with leaders from a wide range of industries including aviation. She helped design and deliver an award winning leadership programme for over 2000 of British Airways’ flight crew, as well as working on leadership programmes for all senior cabin crew and engineers. 

Gill has also completed the BPS Continuing Professional Development Course in Aviation Psychology.

Arpad Szakal

Executive Recruiter & Career Transition Expert

Arpad is an Executive Search & Leadership Assessment professional and a former aviation lawyer. He is an experienced consultant with specialised expertise in the engineering, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors, as well as aerospace & defence.


Arpad has a broad industrial background having previously worked as an Associate at a boutique executive search firm in London. Whilst at the firm, he delivered a number of transport and energy-related search mandates and also supported the maritime & finance practice on C-Suite and senior management assignments. He brings in-depth knowledge of international markets having successfully delivered executive and Board-level assignments globally.   


Prior to his career in search & assessment, Arpad worked at the Aviation Departments of two leading international law firms in London where he handled EU regulatory cases including passenger rights. He was also involved with a range of complex aviation liability matters often involving multiple jurisdictions. Arpad earned his LLM (Adv.) degree in Air & Space Law at the Leiden Institute which is one of the leading academic research and teaching institutes in the world specialising in aviation law and regulation.


As a guest lecturer at various executive education programs, Arpad speaks on a range of career management topics including executive communication skills & career planning as well as onboarding. He also publishes widely on the topic of diversity & inclusion within the aviation industry. 


He speaks fluent English, German, Hungarian and conversational Spanish and lived in Hungary, Germany, The Netherlands and the UK. Arpad is also a Certified Facilitator of the Hogan Leadership Assessment Suite.   


He is an active member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Air League and the Aviation Club of the UK. 

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