Director Safety, Security and Quality
Andrea Sack is an experienced aviation professional with 28 years experience across the industry. With an academic background in environmental decision making and economics and education in flight operations, safety, and quality management, she brings a blend of expertise to the field of aviation.
Andrea began her career in general aviation in 1995 in flight operations and project management. In 2002, she joined Austro Control, initially serving as a Search and Rescue Officer. In 2005, she assumed the function of Corporate Quality Manager, where she led the organisation towards ISO 9001 and Single European Sky certification, in compliance with international safety, quality and security standards.
Andrea was promoted to the position of Director Safety, Security and Quality at Austro Control in 2015. In this role, she and her team are devoted to developing and implementing safety, quality and security improvement programs, promoting safety and just culture and operational risk management.
In addition to her contributions at Austro Control, Andrea has actively been involved in shaping aviation safety at a broader level. Since 2020 she has served as the co-chair of the Eurocontrol Safety Team, a collaborative platform bringing industry safety experts together to enhance safety standards and practices across Europe. Furthermore, Andrea has taken on the role of co-chair of the CANSO Safety Standing Committee, where she supports the close work with ANSPs and industry stakeholder to drive global safety initiatives.