Mr. Andrew Herdman is Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mr. Herdman is committed to expanding the role of the Association as the leading trade organisation for international airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region, addressing a wide range of both regional and global policy issues affecting the industry. AAPA works closely with regulators and other industry associations with the aim of fostering the sustainable growth of international civil aviation. Mr. Herdman previously held a number of senior positions with the Swire Group, Cathay Pacific Airways and other aviation related companies based in the Asia Pacific region. He is a graduate of Oxford University.