With nearly 40 years of aviation experience, Geoff Leach has become an internationally-recognized specialist on the transport of dangerous goods. His background includes 30 years at the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), where he was head of the CAA’s Dangerous Goods Office and served as a UK member of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Dangerous Goods Panel – and was elected Chairman in 2007. In 2014, Leach left the CAA and, in partnership with Viking Packing, formed The Dangerous Goods Office Ltd, which offers aviation dangerous goods training and consultancy to industry and regulators around the world. In 2016, Leach received the George L. Wilson Award which is considered the highest form of recognition for an individual based on a lifetime of achievement in advancing the cause of safety in the transport of dangerous goods. Geoff continues to attend ICAO meetings on behalf of the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC).