Mrs. Paula Vieira de Almeida holds a Master’s degree in Adult Education – Leadership and Management, having written her dissertation on Implementation of Online and Distance Learning in Aviation Safety. Following the closure of the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), where she started her employment in August 2004, she has worked for JAA TO (JAA Training Organisation) since its establishment under the umbrella of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). She has fulfilled several positions in the organisation (from Training Manager, to Business Development Manager, Deputy Director and Director).
Paula is an ICAO-qualified instructor for the Trainair Plus TIC Program (Training Instructors Course) and she is also JAA TO’s official CATC Validator.
Since her appointment as Director of JAA TO, Paula was responsible for the restructuring of the organisation since May 2016, which makes it today the leading RTCE in Europe.