Areas of expertise

  • Air Transport Safety & Investigation
  • Ergonomics, Human Factors, Driver Safety
  • Human Factors
  • Safety, Resilience, Risk & Reliability


Wesley is a PhD candidate at the Cranfield University School of Aerospace, Transport, and Manufacturing. He is a current Boeing 747/777 pilot and Crew Resource Management Trainer and Multi-Crew Cooperation course developer for an international airline based in Hong Kong.

He is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI), AsiaSASI Human Factors Working Group, and previously served on the Hong Kong Air Line Pilots' Association Technical and Safety Committee. Prior to Cranfield, Wesley has an MSc in Aviation Human Factors from Coventry University, England, graduating with faculty awards of Best MSc Research Project and Best MSc Student. He also lectured Human Factors and Aviation Research for the University of South Australia and RMIT University, Australia.

Wesley's interests are on the effects of culture on aviation safety, examined from instructional systems design and accident investigation perspectives, and applied to human-computer interaction concepts. His present research focuses on using culturally-nomadic, non-binary methods in the categorisation of cultural behaviours.

Research opportunities

culture, accident investigation, safety management, instructional systems design, crew resource management, Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS)

Current activities

AsiaSASI Human Factors Working Group - International Society of Air Safety Investigators (2022 - present)


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