In December, 2010, Ms. Carey J. Fagan became the Executive Director for International Affairs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In this role, Ms. Fagan is responsible for developing international policy and providing guidance across the various disciplines of FAA. She oversees the FAA's international offices in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Fagan was the Director for the FAA's Air Traffic Organization's (ATO) International Office.
Ms. Fagan has more than twenty years of federal government experience, fifteen of which have been in the international area. Ms. Fagan chairs the International Advisory Board with responsibility for development, oversight and execution of the FAA's International strategy. Ms. Fagan represents the Agency in international forums such as the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Previous to her international assignments, Ms. Fagan held positions in the aviation inspection and policy offices within FAA. Prior to joining FAA, Ms. Fagan spent ten years with various financial firms involved in major aircraft leasing programs. Ms. Fagan holds a degree in Finance from the University of Georgia.