Vice President, Global Business Operations Services
Robert Phillips is vice president global business operations services in 2016. Prior to this role, Phillips served as Director of the Americas Region. Since joining Bristow in 2003, he has served as Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot, Director of Training and Check Airman. Phillips has more than 10,000 total hours in flight time in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and holds certifications including Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII), Multi Engine Instructor (MEI), Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) and Air Transport Pilot (ATP). He began his flying career in the U.S. Army in 1988. He graduated flight school in 1989 from Fort Rucker, Alabama, and served five years on active duty and another five in the Louisiana National Guard before transitioning to civilian helicopter services in the Gulf of Mexico.