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CW is a trusted partner of many major international and regional aviation security and facilitation organisations. CW consultants have worked for, advised, and hold qualifications from the International Civil Aviation Organisation, the International Air Transport Association, Airports Council International, the Cooperative Aviation Security Programme, the Pacific Aviation Safety Office, and many others.

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CW draws on a range of multinational experts to deliver its projects, with a bench of expertise from across the globe with specialised experience in policy, training, governance, regulation, screening operations, compliance, facilitation, and disability access.


CW is part of EMIC Partners (, a joint venture between CW, Inverus Group ( and Maravi Risk Management ( Based in Dubai EMIC Partners is a multi-disciplinary risk management advisory, focused on providing best practice risk assurance, mitigation and consequence management services to professional services consultancies, infrastructure owners, government and large-scale corporations.

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CW is the parent company to Accreditation Group, a screener accreditation company that assist industry meet their Australian Government aviation, air cargo and maritime screener accreditation requirements. 

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Shannon Wandmaker is an aviation security adviser to the Pacific Aviation Safety Office, an Airports Council International trainer, a Queensland Accessible Transport Advisory Council Independent Member, and a Queensland Government licensed security adviser.


He is an experienced international aviation leader who has worked with government and industry stakeholders for over 20 years in over 50 countries in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Europe, and has in-depth security, international relations and diplomatic experience backed up by years of regulatory and operational knowledge.


Shannon is the former Head of Aviation Security for G4S Risk Consulting in Kuwait, the former worldwide Head of Cargo Security for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and former Chair of the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group Security Task Force. In addition, he led the aviation security audit and capacity development programme across 44 pan-European countries for the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC).


Prior to this Shannon spent 12 years in Australian Government aviation policy, operational and diplomatic positions, including as First Secretary (Transport) for the Australian Embassy, Abu Dhabi, and in addition led aviation security capacity development activities in the Asia Pacific region.


He is AVSEC PM qualified, and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society

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