Aimpoint Selection (SKYclip)
Richard Sid Lawrence
Richard served in the UK Royal Air Force for 29 years across a wide range of ATM and related safety disciplines. He joined EUROCONTROL in January 2006 working in the Network Manager Directorate Safety Unit covering a broad spectrum of ATM safety related topics including management of the EUROCONTROL Call Sign Similarity/ Confusion project and the 3rd iteration of the European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions. He is now an independent ATM consultant.
Alexander Krastev is a senior safety expert at EUROCONTROL and his duties include management of the SKYbrary project. He is an experienced air traffic controller and former operational director at the Bulgarian air navigation service provider BULATSA.
Captain Andrew Elbert is a Ryanair Regional Flight Operations Manager, Line Training Captain, and Functional Check Pilot (B738). A USAF Academy graduate (1992), he operated KC-135R/RT/T and AWACS (NATO, USAF) from 1993 – 2005. After joining Ryanair in 2005, he contributed to Ryanair’s safe operations as Safety Group Chairman (HHN) and Base Captain (NRN) whilst continuing national service as Colonel, USAF Reserves. Specializing in aerospace management and aviation safety, Capt Elbert has a Masters of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Bengt Collin formerly worked at EUROCONTROL HQ as a Senior Expert involved in operational ATC safety activities. Bengt has a long background as Tower and Approach controller at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sweden.
Colin Gill started his aviation career as a military air traffic controller, subsequently specialising in safety management systems. Since 2007 he has worked for the UK CAA in a variety of posts including Head of ATM Policy. He is currently the UK CAA Safety Strategy lead for future systems and equipment.
Captain Conor Nolan, Airbus A330 Captain and Corporate Safety & Resilience Manager with Aer Lingus in Dublin. A pilot since 1989, he previously served as Director of Safety with Irish ALPA, and joined the Aer Lingus Safety team in 2008. Conor is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Flight Safety Foundation, and a member of the IATA European Regional Coordination Group for Safety & Flight Operations.