2013 – 2016 Director of Operations in a new space startup:
- Management of operations division;
- Definition and implementation of projects and company processes;
- Implementation of operations organizations, incl. for commercial air transport, flight test campaigns, flight test organization according EASA Part 21;
- Project management, team lead, and conceptual work in the fields of operational user requirements and rulemaking.
2010 – 2013 Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation, full time service as operational test pilot and systems manager:
- Lead, management and execution of operational flight test activities;
- Life cycle management and fielding of aerial systems and procedures;
- Identification and management of user requirements and capability gaps;
- Analysis, concepts, and implementation in the fields of procurement and materiel needs.
2007 – 2009 Full time service as pilot, Air Force
1999 – 2006 Tutor for physics practical courses and exercises for
undergraduate students in physics and other fields, University of Bern.
1996 – 2006 Service as reserve pilot, Air Force
Education and Academic Record
2013 Armed Forces Leadership Course 2
2010 National Test Pilot School, Mojave, California: Operational
Test and Evaluation Course & Systems Testing Course
2005-2006 University Post-Doc Space Research and Planetary Sciences
2001-2005 University Department for Space Research and Planetary Sciences: PhD in Physics
2000 Armed Forces Leadership Course 1
1996-2001 University Department for Space Research and Planetary Sciences: MSc in Physics,
Studies in Mathematics and Astronomy.
1996 Graduation as Air Force Pilot
1994-1996 Air Force Flight training
➢ 2300 hrs total experience on 18 types, of which:
➢ 1800 hrs multi-engine fighter jets;
➢ 100 hrs single-engine advanced trainer jet;
➢ 160 hrs single-engine turbine basic trainer;
➢ 240 hrs MEP & SEP:
➢ 1800 hrs as PIC.
➢ EASA FCL:
➢ CPL (2006);
➢ IR SEP & MEP;
➢ Airline Transport Pilot Theory (2010);
➢ Multi Crew Cooperation (2013);
➢ Night Flying, Aerobatics, formerly Single Engine Turbine;
➢ Class 1 EASA medical.
➢ German: mother tongue
➢ English: business fluent, written and spoken
➢ French: business fluent, written and spoken
➢ Italian: intermediate
➢ Russian: beginner
➢ Linux as system administrator and user
➢ Scientific programming in C, C++, and Turbopascal
➢ Database administration
➢ Good working knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office, Scientific programming and data analysis, office applications, and project management under Linux.
➢ Skydiving license, over 500 jumps
➢ PADI Advanced Open Water Diver license
List of scientific publications and references upon request
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