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Philip Butterworth-Hayes

Unmanned Airspace, UK

    Unmanned Airspace, UK Bio Data Philip Butterworth-Hayes is a consultant & communications specialist working in the aerospace & defence sectors. He is currently the editor and publisher of EUROCONTROL’s Skyway publication (www.eurocontrol.int/content/skyway), the editor & publisher of www.unmannedairspace.info & www.urbanairmobilitynews.com

Séverine Charmant

Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC), Direction du Transport Aérien (DTA), France

    Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC), Direction du Transport Aérien (DTA), France Bio Data      After a degree in Public Affairs, Severine joined the international cooperation department of the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) which aims to develop collaboration and

Kris Clarysse

Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport, Belgium

        Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport, Belgium Bio Data Kris Clarysse is Deputy Director-general at the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority since January 2016. He joined the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority in 2001 as an Engineer and Project manager

Lt Vendelin Clicques

International Emergency Drone Organisation

    International Emergency Drone Organisation Bio Data Lt. Vendelin CLICQUES, is the president of IEDO. He obtained a Master’s degree & an Engineering degree in Aeronautical Maintenance. He has been in active duty for 8 years as full-time French fire officer.

François Coppens

Zuidwesthoek College, The Netherlands

    Zuidwesthoek College, The Netherlands Bio Data Francois Coppens is coordinator of the drone education programme at the Zuidwesthoek College & RPA-L holder. From the late nineties up to two thousand and nine he worked as a technical sales manager and

Karim Cosslett

Thales UK, Soarizon, UK

Thales UK, Soarizon, UK Bio Data Karim Cosslett has a FE in Sciences, Royal Air Force Defence-based academic studies. He is a former Royal Air Force Officer with over 20 years of senior leadership and management experience, developed and utilised in the

Jarno de Jong

Geo Infra, The Netherlands (on behalf of INTERREG-ICAReS)

    Geo Infra, The Netherlands (on behalf of INTERREG-ICAReS) Bio Data Jarno de Jong has been technical manager at Geo Infra B.V. since 2009, and has in this role supervised all drone related activity within the company. In 2009 the interest

Eric Gaillard

Star Engineering, France

  Star Engineering, France Bio Data Eric Gaillard (France, born on 16 December 1965) studied micro processor architecture and robotics (1990) at the University of Valence, France. He started his career in Telecom industry, specifically in GSM Mobile Network, acting as Project

Daniel Garcia-Monteavaro Vizcaino

ENAIRE, Spain

   ENAIRE, Spain Bio Data Daniel Garcia-Monteavaro Vizcaino is Head of the Drone Business Development Department. He graduated from Polytechnic University of Madrid as an Aeronautical Engineer.. He is a systems engineer with 17 years of experience as Navigation Project Manager in

Erwin George

Engie, France

      ENGIE, France Bio Data Erwin George has an engineer diploma in Industrial Energetics and a PhD in Energetics (missile propulsion) from ONERA. Since 2006, he is a research Engineer at ENGIE, and is in charge of the Fluid Dynamics

Matthieu Gérard

DeltaCopter, Belgium

    DeltaCopter, Belgium Bio Data Matthieu Gérard is the CEO of DeltaCopter. He is also a certified UAS operator, instructor, director of the Belgian Drone School, founder of Drone-Protec and Drone-Trips, Drone REGIM Focus Group and Working Group Leader for UVS

Lisette Heijma

eX:plain, The Netherlands

      eX:plain, The Netherlands Bio Data   Lisette Heijma has spent her professional life in the educational sector as a coordinator, manager and examination specialist for vocational education. She has experience working as a member of an exam committee, exam construction

Thorsten Indra

AerialCam Services, Germany

    AerialCam Services, Germany Bio Data Thorsten Indra / Aerialcam.services has been providing multicopter piloting using highly specialized UAS – primarily for industrial inspections of radio antennas on large broadcast towers, and wind turbine blades, across Europe and in the US,

Raimund Kamp

Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany

   Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany Bio Data Raimund Kamp, a trained lawyer, has been working with the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure since 2003. In this period, he has worked in the department for maritime transportation

Ed Leon Klinger

Flock Cover, United Kingdom

    Flock Cover, United Kingdom Bio Data Ed Leon Klinger is the CEO of Flock, a London-based insurtech that has partnered with Allianz to make the world a smarter, safer place. Flock’s first product provides real-time insurance and risk mitigation for

Niels Klink

Mapture, The Netherlands

    Mapture, The Netherlands Bio Data Niels Klink is a mechanical and electrical product developer. He started building drones for aerial photography and filming in 2012. Since 2016 he has worked on several commercial drone products. As a co-founder, he started

Zdravko Kolev

FRONTEX - European Border and Coast Guard Agency

    FRONTEX – European Border and Coast Guard Agency Bio Data Zdravko KOLEV joined Frontex as Senior Research Officer in 2007. His experience includes twenty-five years of service in various positions at the Bulgarian Air Defence, Navy and Border Police. His

Wiebe Logghe

REWIN West-Brabant, The Netherlands

      REWIN West-Brabant, The Netherlands Bio Data Wiebe Logghe is a parttime projectmanager at the regional development authority REWIN West-Brabant but has his main job as an airline pilot at one of the legacy carriers. He did his flight training

Christiaan Lubbers

Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (LVNL), The Netherlands

      Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (LVNL), The Netherlands Bio Data  After receiving his master’s degree at Leiden University on the subject of Cognitive Psychology, Christiaan started at Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) as a Junior Procedures developer, working on small procedural

Augustin Lupu

UVS Romania, Romania (on behalf of the eduDrone consortium (FR, IT, PL, RO))

      UVS Romania, Romania (on behalf of the eduDrone consortium (FR, IT, PL, RO)) Bio Data RPAS Experience: a) integration engineer for multinational private companies, since 2008: testing different LRUs for unmanned vehicles integration, QA and production supervising; b) field

Nicolas Marcou

Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC), Direction de la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile (DSAC), France

         Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC), Direction de la Sécurité de l’Aviation Civile (DSAC), France Bio Data Nicolas Marcou is UAS Programme Manager at the Direction de la sécurité de l’Aviation civile (DSAC), the French national supervisory authority,

Patrick Mascart

ID2MOVE, Belgium

      ID2MOVE, Belgium Bio Data As a Business Developer in the Drone related world, Patrick Mascart is a consultant for several private and public companies, including local governments. Former President of the Belgian Drone Federation and actual local chairman of

Stéphane Morelli

AzurDrones, France (on behalf of Drone REGIM WG1.1)

   AzurDrones, France (on behalf of Drone REGIM WG1.1) Bio Data Stéphane Morelli graduated from Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. He retired from the French Army in 2011, after a career dedicated to leadership and

Antonio Mota

Zangano, Spain

    Zangano, Spain Bio Data Aeronautical Engineer and founding president of the Aerosolutions Group, dedicated to training, consulting and engineering for manned and unmanned aviation. Managing Director of Zágano, company specialized in services for the unmanned aviation. Managing Director of Beefly,

Rudy Muller

RPAS Services, The Netherlands

RPAS Services, The Netherlands Bio Data Rudy Muller holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and IT, has 30 years background in electronics, Industrial automation and IT and 20+ years background in General Aviation. He founded RPAS Services in 2015, providing

Rob Nispeling

Aviolanda Aerospace, The Netherlands (on behalf of Dutch Drone Centre Aviolanda)

      Aviolanda Aerospace, The Netherlands (on behalf of Dutch Drone Centre Aviolanda) Bio Data Rob Nispeling is currently Manager Commercial & Development Aviolanda Aerospace and Chairman Dutch Drone Centre Aviolanda. He has built up extensive business experience in aviation, airport

Gregorio Peraleda

Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (AESA), Spain

      Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (AESA), Spain Bio Data Gregorio Peraleda holds several university degrees: Aeronautical Engineer M.S. and Economics and Business Administration M.S. He started to work as a Project Engineer in the EJ200 engine for the EFA

Nancy Scheijven

Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands

Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands Bio Data Coming Soon… Rijkswaterstaat & Drones Joint presentation with Ariea Vermeulen For inspections and infrastructure we always want to be able to use drones safely if this offers added value with regard to safety, efficiency, accessibility and/or costs.

Nicolas Sonnet

Aeromapper, France

    Aeromapper, France Bio Data Nicolas Sonnet is currently a Managing Director at Aeromapper, a company which designs, builds and operates medium range UAVs for industrial applications. He is in charge of flight safety and management of flight operations of low

Lennaert Speijker

Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), The Netherlands

     Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), The Netherlands Bio Data Lennaert is Senior Consultant at NLR’s Safety Institute. He is also Operations Manager for Future Sky Safety (FSS), the EU co-funded research programme in the field of aviation safety, which develops new

Petra Syaifoel

Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, The Netherlands

Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, The Netherlands Bio Data Petra graduated from the University of Leiden in Italian Language and Literature. She works over 20 years at the Ministry of Transport in The Netherlands and has worked in different modes of

Peter van Blyenburgh

Blyenburgh & Co, France & UVS International, The Netherlands

           Blyenburgh & Co, France & UVS International, The Netherlands Bio Data Peter van Blijenburgh, a Dutch national, was born in The Netherlands (1948) and resides in Paris, France (since 1976). He is the CEO of Blyenburgh &

Ron van de Leijgraaf

Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Mgt, The Netherlands

    Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, The Netherlands Bio Data   Ron is a graduate from the Technical University of Delft. He graduated in Electrical Engineering, specialising in avionics. Ron has over 10 years of experience in the development of drone

Jeroen van den Tweel

ProRail, The Netherlands

    ProRail, The Netherlands Bio Data Jeroen van den Tweel (1965) graduated from the Universities of Nijmegen (the Netherlands) and Kent (United Kingdom) in 1994 with a degree in Law. He specialized in Transport and Air & Space law. He joined

Hendrik-Jan van der Gucht

skeyes, Belgium

    skeyes, Belgium Bio Data Hendrik-Jan Van Der Gucht is Innovation Manager at skeyes (previously known as Belgocontrol), the Belgian Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP). After graduating as Civil Engineer at the Royal Military Academy in 2003, he performed a number

Roland van der Vliet

Bureau Waardenburg, The Netherlands

    Bureau Waardenburg, The Netherlands Bio Data Roland received his Master’s degree in landscape ecology in 1994 at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. After several years of work elsewhere, Roland returned to the university (department of Environmental Sciences) to work on a

Robert van Nieuwland

DARPAS, The Netherlands (on behalf of the ICAReS consortium)

    DARPAS, The Netherlands (on behalf of the ICAReS consortium) Bio Data Graduated as Technical Physics engineer in 1985 at the Technical University of Delft; End study topic: particle movement in turbulent airflow. Worked at TNO Defence and Security for 23

Stephan van Vuren

AirHub, The Netherlands

    AirHub, The Netherlands Bio Data  At AirHub we develop innovative consultancy and software solutions that enable the safe, legal and efficient integration of drones (UAS) into our society. The AirHub Drone Operations Management platform provides all the solutions drone operators

Ariea Vermeulen

Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands

  Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands Bio Data Ariea Vermeulen graduated as chemical engineer at the Rotterdam University of Applied sciences. She worked as an environmental consultant for 10 years. Since 2002, she has been working for Rijkswaterstaat as advisor, teamleader or programmanager on

Joost Vreeken

Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), The Netherlands

      Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), The Netherlands Bio Data Joost is active in the areas of regulation, certification and safety for manned helicopters and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems as project manager and R&D engineer at NLR. He graduated in 2007

Sven Willemsen

Municipality of Woensdrecht, The Netherlands (On behalf of INTERREG-ICAReS Consortium)

          Municipality of Woensdrecht, The Netherlands (On behalf of INTERREG-ICAReS Consortium) Bio Data Sven Willemsen (B.Sc), has worked for the municipality of Woensdrecht for almost 17 years. He studied at the International Agriculture College of Larenstein and majored