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.