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 lecturer of Human Factors for the University of South Australia and RMIT University. He is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI), AsiaSASI Human Factors Working Group, and sits 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, graduating with faculty awards of Best MSc Research Project and Best MSc Student. Notable research outputs are on the effects of national and professional culture on attitudes related to flight operations, safety management, and accident investigation.

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.


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