Russell represents ERA members’ in Operational matters including Air Traffic Management and the deployment of the European Single Sky Project - SESAR, Performance Based Navigation and associated Data-Link, and Aircraft Tracking. He sits on European Commission, EASA Flight Standards and EUROCONTROL Consultative Groups. Russell has responsibility for both the Operations and Chief Financial Officers Group.
Responsible for operational, SESAR deployment issues and the Chief Financial Officers Group, Russell has joined ERA with extensive operational experience gained over more than twenty years of working in the European aviation industry. He has held a number of EU regulatory nominated post-holder positions in addition to several years of aviation management experience.