Ambassador Brian Challenger is a national of Antigua and Barbuda. He presently serves as the Chairman of the CTO’s Aviation Task Force set up in 2012 to promote progress in facilitating air transport services within and between Caribbean countries as well as between the Caribbean and the wider international community.
His academic background includes undergraduate studies in Political Science and Law from the University of the West Indies, and postgraduate studies in aviation law and international relations.
His professional background includes work with various national, regional and international agencies in various aspects of public policy including civil aviation, tourism, energy and the environment.
In relation to civil aviation he has served for a number of years as the principal aviation policy adviser to the government of Antigua and Barbuda, as a Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority, as a member of CARICOM’s Technical negotiating team on air service agreements, and as a Director on the LIAT Board of Directors. During 2009 to 2012 he served as acting CEO of LIAT. He is presently Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident Ambassador to a number of Latin American countries, including Venezuela and Brazil with special responsibility for civil aviation.