Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright is a partner in Callenders & Co, the Bahamas’ oldest law firm. He is a former commercial airline pilot who combines a passion for aviation with advanced legal training and specialises in aviation law. The first Bahamas member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, he was appointed to serve on the Bahamas Ministry of Transport and Aviation Consultative Committee, created to determine the feasibility of enhancing the Bahamas’ Aircraft Registry. In 2013, in a country of more than 1,000 attorneys, he was the sole private practice lawyer nominated for Bahamas Financial Services Board Excellence Award. Mr Boyer-Cartwright was the leading proponent for the establishment of a competitive international aircraft registry and is currently a member of the consultative committee appointed by the Minister of Tourism and Aviation for the implementation of the enhancement of the Bahamas’ current aircraft registry.
Mr Boyer-Cartwright is the chairman of the National Aviation Policy Working Group. His publications include his master’s thesis: ‘Is There a Correlation between Objective and Subjective Sleepiness in Flight Crew?’ and various articles in Gateway – The Bahamas Financial Review; China Offshore (July 2014) and The Bahamas Investor (2015).
He has presented to the American Professional Sleep Societies on assessing fatigue in commercial airline pilots, and to several symposia and workshops on aircraft registries including meetings in Malta, Frankfurt, Grand Cayman, Aruba, Florida and the Bahamas.