Strategy and Rule-making Lead at Airbus UTM
Rob Eagles is Strategy and Rule-making Lead at Airbus UTM and is actively engaged in the development of services, standards and functionality for UTM and Urban Air Mobility. Having spent more than 30 years as an air traffic controller and in the aerospace industry, he is recognized as an innovator in new airspace operations.
Rob’s technical work is complemented by practical worldwide experience, having held previous management and operational positions at Loon (part of Alphabet), International Air Transport Association (IATA), UK National Air Traffic Service (NATS) and Eurocontrol. With UK NATS, he was an R&D technical lead and inventor for an award-winning project that delivered the most significant advancement in London’s airspace in the past 20 years.
He holds a master’s degree (with distinction) in Air Transport Management from City University in London and is committed to seeing new innovative aviation operations, and the associated traffic management, become a reality.