Jamie Baldwin is an author, lecturer and consultant in air transportation and an Adjunct Instructor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Worldwide).
Previously at ERAUâ€™s College of Business he taught Business Law, Business Law for Airline Managers, and Airline Management. He was also faculty advisor to Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
As a lecturer he coordinates Aviation Law workshops for Aeropodium, a UK-based aviation-related events company and also is a speaker at short courses offered by the Transport Studies Group at the University of Westminster in London, UK. As a consultant he specializes in start-up airline strategies, airline marketing, regulatory compliance, licensing, aircraft sourcing, strategic planning, contracts, agency agreements and preparing business plans.
An avid golfer, Mr Baldwin is a golf correspondent for the Daytona Beach News-Journal.
Previously Mr Baldwin served as Deputy General Manager for Legal and Regulatory Affairs of Star Airways, a small Turkish cargo airline of which he was a founder, and prior to that, the US Representative of Tajik Air, the international airline of the Republic of Tajikistan. In the latter capacity, he represented the airlineâ€™s interests before the US government, multilateral development banks and private US and international business interests. He also coordinated and prepared on behalf of the government of Tajikistan a request for a grant from the US Trade and Development Agency for a feasibility study on its air transport sector.
Mr Baldwin also served as an officer in the US Navy (1974-1978) and the active US Naval Reserve (1978-1994). His latest assignments included service as a Naval Liaison Officer on tanker convoys during the Iran/Iraq War, Officer in Charge of military officers boarding, inspecting and briefing masters of merchant ships delivering military cargo during the first Gulf War and Commanding Officer of a US Naval Reserve unit. He is now retired with the rank of Commander.
Mr Baldwin is the author of Pan American World Airways â€“ Images of a Great Airline (BluewaterPress, 2011). He also co-edited, with Jeff Kriendler, former Vice President, Corporate Communications at Pan Am, Pan American World Airways â€“ Aviation History through the Words of its People (BluewaterPress, 2011).
Mr Baldwin obtained an A.B. (Bachelorâ€™s) Degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) and a J.D. (Juris Doctor) Degree from the Washington College of Law of the American University (Washington DC). He is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute, the U. S. Golf Association and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He has traveled widely and includes among his interests golf, hill walking, sailing, model railroading, spectator sports, classical music and writing.
He is married and resides in London and Maryland.