Cheryl Chen


About Cheryl

Ms Cheryl Chen is a tower-rated air traffic controller who worked at Taipei and SongShang Control Towers before being repositioned as a safety officer for Air Navigation and Weather Services, the ANSP in Taiwan.

She has been actively involved in IFATCA’s regional events and passionately advocates for gender equity in aviation.

She also helped initiate the IFATCA Speaking English Program, which is now widely utilized by many pilots and ATCs to keep up their English-speaking ability. Cheryl was elected as IFATCA North Asia regional vice president in 2019 and, later on, took up the role of IFATCA EVP for Asia Pacific Region in 2021.

Before joining the aviation industry, Cheryl received her academic training in social psychology and sociology from the University of Cambridge, which led to her keen interest in human performance and safety.