Margie Burns

Margie Burns is the founding Director of Aviation Selection Consultants and has 27 years experience in pilot selection for international airlines, military and flight academies. Margie began her aviation career in the employment section of Aer Lingus (Irish National Carrier) working on large scale recruitment campaigns for Ab Initio Cadets.

Margie worked in senior management roles with CAe Parc Aviation (Director level) for thirteen years. She worked in Singapore as Regional Director, South East Asia for Parc Aviation between April 1997 and January 2001 before taking up the role of Director – Consultancy and Training in January 2001 at Parc’s HQ in Dublin. Margie has project managed large scale recruitment campaigns, trained interview teams and implemented selection systems on behalf of a number of Parc’s aviation clients globally.
Margie also has experience of managing a Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO) and a Flight Training Organisation (FTO).

Margie is a graduate of Dublin City University with an Honours Master Degree in Human Resource Strategies (MBS). She also has a Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Western Sydney (Australia). She is an accredited member of the British Psychological Society and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Margie has also undertaken a number of ICAO Trainair Plus Training Course in both Training Development Course (TDC) and Trainer Instructor Course (TIC). Margie has been trained and mentored in ICAO Aviation English by Elizabeth Mathews, who played a key role in the development of ICAO Doc. 9835.

Margie is also a speaker at pilot career and airline training conferences globally including Pilot Career Live (Dublin & London) and Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (Singapore & Thailand).
Margie Burns – Author MBS BBus CIPD BPS EAAP ANLP
Managing Director

Margie worked in senior management roles with CAe Parc Aviation (Director level) for thirteen years. She worked in Singapore as Regional Director, South East Asia for Parc Aviation between April 1997 and January 2001 before taking up the role of Director – Consultancy and Training in January 2001 at Parc’s HQ in Dublin. Margie has project managed large scale recruitment campaigns, trained interview teams and implemented selection systems on behalf of a number of Parc’s aviation clients globally.