Geoff has a background in military air traffic control with extensive experience in terminal, maritime Carrier Strike and Area Radar as well as operational deployments overseas including Afghanistan. A qualified Air Traffic Control Instructor, Geoff also worked on secondment at the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority for 2 years as part of a small team of military specialists augmenting the Airspace Regulation division where he had responsibility for UAS airspace usage, segregated airspace and airspace utilisation.
A member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and graduate of the prestigious Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Geoff has a Bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Manchester and has been involved in all aspects of Air Traffic Management, training and safety management for over 17 years. He passionately believes the future of aviation and airspace usage will centre around the safe integration of both remotely piloted and autonomous aircraft with their manned equivalents.
Geoff hails from the Isle of Man and lives in Hampshire with his wife Emma and 2 children. In his spare time, he indulges his passions for walking and cycling whilst endlessly reconfiguring his house to connect more to the internet and become energy firstname.lastname@example.org