Director of Legal Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
Mr. Michael Gill is a UK and French national. He was appointed as Director, Legal Affairs & External Relations Bureau at ICAO in September 2021.
From 2013 until this year, he served in the dual roles of Director, Aviation Environment at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Executive Director of the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) in Geneva. From 2007-2013, he was Senior Legal Counsel in IATA, supporting its external affairs portfolio. Before joining IATA, Michael was an aviation lawyer in private practice in London and Paris, acting for airlines and their insurers.
He holds law degrees from King’s College, London and the Sorbonne University in Paris, as well as a Master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh. He is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and an Avocat in France.
Michael is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and former Chairman of its Air Law Group.