Multi Pilot Simulations (MPS) has announced the appointment of Capt. Philip Adrian as the new CEO of MPS. Philip will succeed Mr. Dick Verburg, the founder and retiring CEO of MPS.
After flying in the Dutch Air Force, Mr. Adrian started flying commercially in 1992 as an FO on the B737 at Transavia in the Netherlands and rose through the ranks of Captain, Instructor, Examiner and Head of Training. In 2007, Philip joined the Boeing Company as an Instructor and Examiner on Boeing 737, 777 and 787. During his career at Boeing, he also served as 737/737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot, Assistant Chief Pilot and as Chief Pilot Regulatory Strategy, based in Seattle.
Besides his position at Boeing, Mr. Adrian has participated in many FAA, ICAO and EASA rulemaking tasks. He chaired the ICAO LOCART initiative and EASA UPRT RMT, and currently chairs the EASA EBT Rulemaking Task. Philip also regularly speaks at venues such as the RAeS, safety conferences, ICAO and EASA on a range of matters concerning Operational Suitability Data, Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, Evidence and Competency Based Training, innovation and safety.
Mr Dick Verburg commented, "Philip brings in-depth knowledge of the rapid developments in the aviation training industry and is considered a thought leader and active contributor on the topic of innovation in pilot training and safety. I am very proud to hand over the reins to him and wish him the very best in his new role."
Philip will take on his new position on May 15th, 2018.