Adrian Gorst is a Principal Human Factors Consultant and joined the Keil Centre in May 2012.
Prior to joining us, Adrian worked as a Human Factors practitioner for the National Air Traffic Services in the UK for 23 years. He provided human factors support for the development and deployment of several Air traffic Management Systems including developing the operations room, workstations and Air Traffic Management systems for new Scottish Area Air Traffic Control Centre at Prestwick.
Adrian holds a degree in Psychology and Philosophy and was part of a team awarded the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF) President’s Medal in 2011.
Recent/current work includes:
- Winner of the 2011 IEHF President’s Medal, with colleagues in the NATS HF Group, in recognition of HF work carried out in support of the development and implementation of the operations room, workstations and HMIs used at the new Prestwick Air Traffic Control Centre.
- Providing HF assurance for Control Room and Human Machine Interface (HMI) development at Air Traffic Control Centres throughout the United Kingdom.
- Providing HF assurance for the development of variable runway separation in conjunction with NATS and Eurocontrol.
- Conducting an HF Integration Programme in support of the reduction of separation between Oceanic Air Traffic in North Atlantic Airspace.
- Delivering Human Factors Analysis Tools training to clients within the UK wishing to develop their ability to identify the root causes of human behaviours involved in accidents and incidents.
- Contributing to the delivery of Safety Culture Maturity® to national and international clients in the oil and gas industries to help them to develop action plans for the improvement of safety performance.
- Providing HF guidance for Critical Instrumentation Infrastructure Upgrade Project supporting HF aspects of the development of the Central Control Room and HMI.