Gary Smith

Operations Transformation, easyJet

Gary Smith

Operations Transformation, easyJet

Biography

Gary is Director of Operations Transformation at easyJet, leading the Operational Resilience and Connected Operations programmes. He was involved from the very first trials of predictive maintenance in easyJet over 4 years ago to easyJet now being one of the lead partners in the Airbus Skywise programme. Gary is also leading the adoption of data products across easyJet’s operation to create predictive capabilities before the day of flight.

Previously, Gary was Head of Engineering at easyJet, responsible for all Part M Airworthiness management. Prior to this, Gary was Business Lead – neo at easyJet, responsible for all aspects of entry into service of the Airbus A320neo with CFM LEAP engines. This role encompassed all aspects of entry into service preparation including operational readiness, training and systems and equipment selection. It also included entry into service of the 186 seat A320 with the Spaceflex configuration and retrofit of over 100 aircraft.

Gary has an Honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering from City University, London, and an MBA from Cranfield University. Gary is also a keen and active triathlete who has completed several Ironman races and marathons, and cycled stages of the Tour de France.

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easyJet

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