London, UK & Montreal, Canada: Altitude Angel, a global leader in Unified Traffic Management (UTM) solutions, has chosen the opening day of the ICAO Drone Enable Symposium to announce the appointment of Christian Struwe as the company’s new Vice President of Government, Regulatory, and Industry Affairs.
In this pivotal role, Christian will spearhead Altitude Angel’s engagement with government agencies, regulatory bodies, and industry stakeholders worldwide. With his extensive background in aviation policy and regulatory affairs, Christian will play a crucial role in shaping the company’s strategy to navigate the evolving landscape of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM).
Christian brings a wealth of experience to Altitude Angel, having previously held key positions in the aviation industry. Most recently, he served as Head of Global Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Volocopter and was previously Director of Public Policy, EMEA at DJI, where he successfully represented drone users and manufacturers in the regulatory process leading to EU regulations 945/2019 and 947/2019.
Commenting on his new role, Christian Struwe said: “I am thrilled to join Altitude Angel at this exciting time in the evolution of the drone industry. Altitude Angel is at the forefront of developing innovative UTM solutions and I am eager to contribute to the company’s mission of enabling safe, secure, and efficient drone operations globally.”
Richard Parker, Altitude Angel, CEO, added: “We are excited to welcome Christian to the Altitude Angel team. His deep understanding of regulatory frameworks, coupled with his passion for advancing the drone industry, makes him the ideal leader to drive our government, regulatory, and industry affairs efforts. As Altitude Angel continues to expand its presence on the global stage, Christian’s expertise will be invaluable in shaping the future of UTM and UAS integration.”
Altitude Angel is committed to fostering collaboration between industry stakeholders and regulatory authorities to create a sustainable and harmonised framework for the safe integration of drones into airspace. Christian Struwe’s appointment aligns with Altitude Angel’s dedication to playing a pivotal role in shaping the regulatory environment and fostering innovation in the drone industry.