David Evans is Chief Executive Officer of LIAT, The Caribbean Airline. In an extensive career in aviation spanning nearly 40 years, he has lived and worked in over a dozen countries across four continents. He is no stranger to the Caribbean either, having served as BA's Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean in the mid 90's. A former Managing Director of British Airways wholly owned subsidiary airline BA Connect, he has wide experience of regional airline activities, and in particular those serving island communities. More recently he has acted in operational, commercial and advisory roles with regional carriers in Africa and the Middle East. He has a MBA from Lancaster University in the UK, and a BA in Modern languages from Oxford University. He has also served on the boards of various business and educational bodies in his home city of Manchester in the UK.