Speaker Bio

Andres van Swalm


Andres Van Swalm is the CEO and co-founder of Unifly, a software company established in 2015. He initiated his career in the aviation sector as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO) with the Belgian Air Force, gaining significant expertise in Air Traffic Management (ATM). Leveraging this knowledge, he co-founded Unifly, aiming to facilitate autonomous aviation through the development of UAS Traffic Management (UTM) technology. Andres has been instrumental in various drone and UTM initiatives, notably the SESAR Joint Undertaking project CORUS, where he contributed to defining the UTM concept of operations. Furthermore, he assumed the role of work package leader in the creation of the UTM Architecture for the Global UTM Association (GUTMA).