Mohammed Hashimu Ilyasu Wali has over 30 years of experience in the Aviation Industry, having served in both field, management and executive capacities in that span of time.
He is a graduate of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology and a licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with both Nigerian and British endorsements. He also has Flight Engineer Turbo Jet certifications by both the NCAA and the FAA as well as an NCAA Designated Flight Engineer Instructor/Examiner rating.
He has attended several Aviation-related courses in the United Kingdom and the USA.
He has served on the Boards and worked with several airlines in Nigeria. Just before his appointment in March 2017, with the Accident Investigation Bureau as Director of Engineering, he was an Aviation Safety Inspector with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
He brings to the management of AIB, the invaluable investigative asset of an analytical, mission-focused and objective mindset.
He is a Member of the prestigious Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) London; the longest established independent and impartial professional body in the world with members from all the aerospace disciplines.