Hannes leads CGI’s technology business for civil aviation operations and safety applications, including commercial, business, and general aviation. His team is working on hybrid navigation solutions for advanced urban air mobility, future airspace integration and Global Aeronautic Distress and Safety Systems (GADSS) solutions.

With a Ph.D. in hypersonic atmospheric re-entry vehicles, Hannes has 20 years of experience in leading complex, multinational programmes for the development, test, and operations of interplanetary exploration spacecraft, and 11 years of experience in satellite-based services for commercial and business aviation safety and operations.