Michael Anger

Drone Operations, Germany

   Unisphere, Germany Bio Data Michael Anger joined the Solar Impulse Project in 2011 after having graduated from University of Applied Sciences Munich with a degree in Systems and Aerospace Engineering and having proven himself in the wind turbine industry. As a

Aleksandar Aydemirski

Huawei Technologies, China

Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH Bio Data Responsible for supporting 5G development in WEU with primary focus on 5G spectrums and industry supervision, in particular UAV ecosystem. Engaged in multiple market insight researches and in in high-level and strategic customer interactions. Experience in

Francesco Barabria

Leonardo, Italy

    Leonardo, Italy Bio Data Francesco Barbaria was born in Rome 25th March 1984. He graduated from Sapienza University of Rome in 2008 in Computer Engineering with a specialization in Software Engineering. After two years spent in Ernst & Young Financial

Christian Cantaloube

THALES, France

    Thales, France Bio Data Christian Cantaloube is a graduate from two french engineering schools. He made all is carreer in the Thales group and mainly in the Avionics division where he hold various positions in R&T and R&D project management.

Justin Gong

XAG, China

   XAG, China Bio Data Justin Gong, Co-founder and Vice President of XAG Co., Ltd. Founded in 2007, XAG (XAIRCRAFT) is one of the world’s largest agricultural UAS and robot companies. XAG specialises in agricultural UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) design, development, manufacturing

Jaap Hatenboer

University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

    University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands Bio Data Jaap Hatenboer (Dutch, born 5 may 1959) studied mechanical engineering, aviation technology, IT and business science. After a 15 year career at the Royal Netherlands Air Force Jaap switched in 1998 to

Christina Hitrova

Trilateral Research, UK

    Trilateral Research, UK Bio Data Christina Hitrova is a Research Analyst in the Data Science team of Trilateral Research. Christina provides policy and regulatory advice on the legal and ethical impacts of technology, such as civil drone use and digital

Robert Jonker

Space53 (on behalf of Dutch Drone Platform), The Netherlands

    Space53 (on behalf of Dutch Drone Platform), The Netherlands Bio Data Marc is CEO and co-owner of Unifly Ltd. He holds a Masters’s degree in Electronic Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He is a Commercial Pilot and

Raimund Kamp

Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany

    Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany  

Angela Kies

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Germany

    Bio Data Angela Kies is part of the UAS/ UTM Development & Solutions team at DFS, the German Air Navigation Service Provider. Together with her colleagues, she works on the implementation of a national UTM system for Germany. Ms. Kies

Axel Lange

Lange Research Aircraft, Germany

    Lange Research Aircraft, Germany Bio Data Axel Lange (*1963) is founder and CEO of the Lange Aircraft Group. The labor invested in innovation, development and system integration and was rewarded in 2010 with the well-respected Lindbergh Trophy. A big honor

Koen Meuleman

UniFly, Belgium

   UniFly Belgium

Tobias Paul

ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik, Germany

   Bio Data Tobias Paul is Project Manager and Vice Flight Operations Manager for Tactical UAS at ESG within the experimental systems department. He is the responsible programme manager for the unmanned flying mission avionics testbed UMAT. In addition, he has a

Gernot Paulus

Spatial Information Management, Austria

  Spatial Information Management – Carinthia University of Applied Sciences Bio Data Gernot Paulus holds a PhD from the University of Salzburg in Austria and has been appointed Professor for Geoinformation at the Department for Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies at Carinthia University

Greogorio Peraleda

AESA, Spain

   AESA, Spain Bio Data Gregorio Peraleda holds a couple of University Degrees: Aeronautical Engineer M.S. and Economics and Business Administration M.S. Gregorio Peraleda started to work as a Project Engineer in the EJ200 engine for the EFA Project in 1988, in

Daniel Phiesel

Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany

      Federal Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany Bio Data Daniel Phiesel has been responsible for Airworthiness and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure for nearly three years. His main tasks include leading

Anastasio Sanchez


   FADA-CATEC, Spain Bio Data MS in Telecommunication Engineering (Technical University of Madrid) and Head of ATLAS Flight Test Center. He participated in design, development and operations of MINISAT 01 (INSA-INTA). Later he joined Ericsson Spain, working in Operators Support and leading

Costantino Senatore

EuroUSC Italia, Italy

    EuroUSC Italia, Italy Bio Data Colonel of Italian Air Force, retired in December 2016 after 36 years of service. University Degree in Law and Master in International Humanitarian Law and Peacekeeping. Background as Air Traffic Controller, he got TWR, GCA,

Lennaert Speijker

Netherlands Aerospace Centre, The Netherlands

    Netherlands Aerospace Centre, The Netherlands Bio Data Lennaert is Operations Manager for Future Sky Safety (FSS), the EU co-funded research programme in the field of aviation safety, with an estimated budget of € 30 million. FSS brings together a consortium

Filippo Tomasello

EuroUSC Italia, Italy

    EuroUSC Italia, Italy Bio Data Filippo Tomasello was flight test engineer in Italian Air Force until 1984. Subsequently, he was responsible in ENAV (Italian civil Air Traffic Control) for R&D and modernization projects, for automation of Area Control Centres. He

Peter van Blyenburgh

Blyenburgh & Co, France

       (Member of the DroneRules.EU & SkyOpener Consortia) UVS International, The Netherlands 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 & Co, a

Rob van Nieuwland

DARPAS (and on behalf of Dutch Drone Platform), Netherlands

DARPAS (and on behalf of Dutch Drone Platform) 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 years as a

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