Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Tony Mathews

Deputy Chair and Chair Safety Committee

Tony Mathews was appointed to the Board on 4 June 2012 and is Chair of the Safety Committee. Mr Mathews was reappointed to the Airservices Board for a further three years until September 2017 and has been appointed as the Deputy Chair for the same period.

Mr Mathews has over 40 years’ experience in the aviation industry including extensive work in regional aviation as a chief pilot and general manager of a regional airline, and is a qualified airline transport and commercial pilot.

Mr Mathews is Chair of the Board of Advice, Mildura Private Hospital, a Director of the Mildura District Hospital Fund and Deputy Chair Lower Murray Water.

Mr Mathews has held managerial positions with Qantas Regional Airlines, served as chair and a board member of the Mildura Cooperative Fruit Company, Chair of the Murray Campaign Committee and Mildura Murray Outback Tourism, president and board member of the Regional Aviation Association of Australia, a board member of the Chances for Children Committee, a board member of the First Mildura Irrigation Trust, and a director of RCP Finance Limited.