1 - 3 December

Board of Recommendation

The Board of Recommendation consists of a selected number of representatives from the aviation and aerospace sector, governmental bodies and educational institutions. The board advises the organising partners of Amsterdam Drone Week on strategic issues which are in the interest of the sector, the general public and/or the Amsterdam Drone Week.

Michiel van Dorst

CEO Air Traffic Control The Netherlands (LVNL)

Jan Hendrik Dronkers

Director General Aviation and Maritime affairs Dutch Ministry of Transportation

Steve Nordlund

VP & General Manager Boeing NeXt

Simon Hocquard

Director General CANSO

Massimo Garbini


Anne Cor Groeneveld

Chairman Da Vinci Committee

Peter Hartman

Former CEO KLM

Ben Marcus

Co-founder & Chairman of AirMap

Lieutenant General Jac Jansen

Chairman Supervisory Board Netherlands Aerospace Centre & Chairman Netherlands Aerospace Fund

Patrick Ky

Executive Director of EASA 

Lieutenant General Dennis Luyt

Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force

Pablo Mendes de Leon

Professor of Air and Space Law and Director IIASL at University of Leiden

Lidwien Suur

Member of Board of Achmea

HH Prince Pieter-Christiaan van Oranje-Nassau

Henri Werij

Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering (AE), Delft University

Michel Peters

Chief Executive Officer NLR

Jaiwon Shin

Executive Vice President
Head of UAM Sub-division at Hyundai

Eugene Tuijnman

Founder & CEO SLTN Inter Access

Jacob Bangsgaard


Jan-Hendrik Boelens

CTO Volocopter

Kevin Shum

Director General Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)

Huazhi Hu


Sebastian Babiarz

Co President of Global UTM Association (GUTMA)