Mike Lissone is the RPAS ATM Integration Programme Manager for EUROCONTROL and provides policy support to the EC regarding technical RPAS integration issues. He has been the main contributor in the development of the RPAS R&D Roadmaps and has been involved in RPAS since 1999.
He is now seconded to SESAR JU for the development of the RPAS definition phase. Mike is also Secretary General for the JARUS group which is developing recommendations for harmonised regulations. JARUS is a global group of regulatory experts with members in the USA, Europe, South Africa, Brazil and Russia.
He is actively involved in the ICAO RPAS Panel and other international initiatives developing standards, regulation and ATM guidelines to enable RPAS integration.
Mike Lissone is a Dutch national has an ATC background of more than 20 years and before working full time on RPAS he was the PBN focal point and Airspace designer for EUROCONTROL.