Professor Ron Bartsch
Chairman & Founding Director
Ronald Bartsch (BA, BSc, LLB, LLM, Dip Ed, ATPL) is considered one of the world leading experts on aviation law and aviation safety. As Founder and Chairman of Avlaw Aviation Consulting he works with almost 100 specialist aviation consultants and lawyers located across the Asia Pacific region. Ron has wide ranging senior management and operational experience in the aviation industry, occupying positions as Head of Safety and Regulatory Compliance at Qantas Airways Limited and Manager of Air Transport Operations with the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). As a former Chief Pilot and Chief Flying Instructor Ron has over 7,000 hours flying experience and command aircraft type ratings ranging from Cessna’s though to the Boeing 717-200.
Ron has written many books on aviation law including Aviation Law in Australia (4th Ed.) and International Aviation Law: A Practical Guide and contributing author for Halsbury’s Laws of Australia aviation title. Ron is also one of only two aviation specialist members of the Federal Administrative Appeals Tribunal.