Steve Saill

Senior Aviation Advisor and Helideck Inspector
Australia - Aviation Advisors

About Steve

Steve began his dynamic career in aviation and public safety in the mid-'90s.  He initially trained as an Avionics Technician with the Royal Australian Navy before transitioning to broader roles in IT network systems support and sports & fitness instruction.  His career took a significant turn in 2002 when he joined the Victoria Police, gaining extensive experience in critical incident response and tactical operations.

Steve has been with the Flight Safety Group since April 2021 as a Lead Aviation Auditor, where he leverages his robust background in safety and compliance audits across a variety of aviation sectors.  His specialty includes developing audit frameworks that adapt to the ever-evolving international standards and helping organisations ensure strict regulatory compliance.

Steve is not only an expert in Helideck Inspection Awareness Training (HIAT) but also holds certifications as a Helicopter Landing Site Officer (HLSO), Certified Helideck Friction Tester, and qualifications in advanced crew management (Human Factors).  His vast experience extends to critical roles such as a Tactical Flight Officer with the Victoria Police Air Wing, where he has been instrumental in numerous search and rescue operations.

Steve holds an External Lead Auditor certification from Exemplar Global, emphasising his capability in leading comprehensive safety audits.  Living in Victoria, Steve continues to contribute significantly to safety standards in aviation, blending his passion for precision and safety with his rigorous field experience.


 +61 (0)7 5448 2788
 +61 (0) 439 031 654
 P.O. Box 676, Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia, 4573