Vice President and Chief Safety Officer
Steve Predmore was appointed vice president, chief safety officer in October 2013. Prior to joining Bristow, Predmore served in senior leadership roles within the aviation industry, including 11 years with JetBlue Airways as Vice President and Chief Safety Officer, and six years with Delta Air Lines as Director Safety Performance and Quality. While at JetBlue, he helped the organization achieve industry-leading performance in lowest rates of injuries and aircraft damages. Most recently Predmore was Senior Vice President of safety for MV Transportation, where he led the transition from a traditional HSE operating model to a robust safety management system.
Predmore also has been active in the aviation industry, having served at one time on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Recently he was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to serve on the Management Advisory Committee to the FAA administrator, which followed successive leadership roles with three FAA Aviation Rulemaking Committees, the Air Transport Safety Council and the Global Aviation Information Network (GAIN).
Predmore is an expert on human factors and has published papers on aviation safety and human factors. He has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Drake University.