Shevantha Weerasekera heads the Design Engineering team within Etihad Airways Engineering the Middle East’s leading aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services provider.
He is the post holder for the EASA/GCAA part 21J Design Organization. He has P&L accountability and oversees the design engineering team that provides 24-7 technical support, modifications and repairs for the extensive MRO customer base.
Shevantha’s background includes 20 years in aviation with a strong focus on CAMO, aircraft structural repairs, airworthiness and maintenance operations management. Shevantha is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and holds a BSc (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering from Kinston University, UK and a MSc in Project Management from Curtin University, Australia.