With tourism and air traffic increasing dramatically, the needs and demands of Australia’'s aviation industry are rapidly evolving. To meet this challenge, Airservices, Australia’s air navigation service provider, is utilising leading-edge technology and working with key strategic partners to develop innovative initiatives.

As CEO of Airservices, Margaret Staib has led the organisation to new heights since assuming leadership in October 2012. Using her three decades of experience in the Royal Australian Air Force, Margaret has worked diligently with the Department of Defence and other partners to improve the air traffic services of Australia.

Throughout her career, Margaret has focused on collaboration, with time as a member of the Chief of Air Force Advisory Committee and a posting with the United States Air Force at the Pentagon, where she was awarded the United States Meritorious Service Medal for her service there. Margaret is also a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Centre for Aeronautical & Aviation Leadership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; a Certified Practicing Logistician; and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Margaret states that there are some fundamental lessons that she'’s learned throughout her career.