Marek Bekier has been working in the Aviation industry for more than 20 years. He started as an Air Traffic Controller in Central Europe (Zurich ACC), before he became Domain Manager ATM, Head of Operations for the Tower and the Approach in Zurich Airport and finally the general manager for Air Traffic Control services based in Zurich (Switzerland) until 2010. In 2010 he moved to Norway where he worked as Principal Consultant for DNV in their Transportation Department. By consulting Air Navigation Service Providers, Airports and Airlines through risk-management based approaches he enriched his insight on financial and strategic aspects of the global aviation industry. He is currently Head of the Oslo office for Integra, a globally operating Aviation consultancy. Marek has an MSc in Aviation Management as well as a PhD from UNSW. His thesis focused on present day problems of integrating capacity increasing high-level automation into Air Traffic Management.