Nigerian airline startup, Green Africa Airways said it has appointed Lara Yusuff as its Founding Director of Quality & Safety.
The airline said in a statement that Lara currently serves as Regulatory Support Manager (Directorate of Safety, Compliance & AOC) at TUI Airways UK & I. She has responsibility for ensuring that TUI Aviation’s regulatory requirements are met and standards upheld across its AOCs, design, maintenance and training organizations within Europe.
Prior to joining TUI Aviation, Lara worked at British Airways (Directorate of Engineering) where she served as a Quality Engineer, Approvals & Authorizations Manager and Project Implementation Manager. She also served as Senior Quality Engineer and Deputy Chief of Airworthiness at MGR Foamtex, a leading manufacturer of advanced passenger upholstery systems for premium cabin seating.
During the much earlier days of her career, Lara served the country as an Aviation Safety Inspector at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Directorate of Airworthiness Standards. She earned her BEng (Hons) in Aeronautical Engineering from City University London and her MSc in International Business Management from the University of West London.