Dan Carnelly is one of two Montreal-based Vice-Presidents and Permanent Representatives to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for the International Coordinating Council of Aerospace industries Associations – or ICCAIA. His role is to represents the interests of the worldwide aerospace manufacturing and service industry at the ICAO executive body, known as the ICAO Council as well as with the various States and regulators globally. Dan has extensive aerospace environmental expertise having previously led the ICCAIA Aircraft Noise and Emissions Committee (ANEC) and acted as the ICCAIA Observer to the CAEP during the CAEP/11 cycle.
Prior to his role with ICCAIA, Dan spent 23 years working for Airbus at its Toulouse headquarters, serving as the Director of Environmental Marketing which saw him interacting with ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection during both the aircraft CO2 Certification Standard setting and the more recent non-volatile Particulate Matter (nvPM) Standard. His other responsibilities included working with airlines and airports to demonstrate noise and emissions reduction technologies and establishing commercial sustainability policy for Airbus across the whole product range.
Dan is an Aerospace Engineer by training and worked in various engineering and technical-sales roles at Airbus, including in the Asia Sales business unit conducting aircraft performance and economics studies, focusing on airlines across the South Asia region.