Philip is a director of Helios, an avionics engineer, and award-winning consultant who for the past 17 years has focused on the introduction of new technologies supporting safety and operational improvements. He has wide experience with aviation stakeholders across all areas of ATM/CNS, including project management, technical specifications, safety assessments, cost benefit analysis, market forecasting, training, standardisation and industry support. He specialises in navigation, including GNSS procedures and novel ATM concepts. Increasingly, he is working on using advances in technology and operational concepts to enable airspace optimisation and integration of all airspace users.
Philip is also active in an industry-led RPAS Focus Group with the goal of achieving integration of UAS within civil airspace. He is a keen UAV hobbyist and is currently studying to achieve his long-held ambition of a pilot's license.