Speaker Bio

Andy Sage


Director of Safety Transformation

Andy is Director of Safety Transformation at NATS with overall responsibility for the safe integration of new airspace users into UK airspace. This includes drone delivery, long range uncrewed surveillance, advanced air mobility, high altitude platforms and space launch. Andy’s team oversees NATS’ operational trials with operators across the UK and is working closely with the UK CAA and industry to develop standards and means of compliance that will accelerate the integration of new vehicles alongside today’s airspace users. He also leads the NATS OpenAir programme, seeking to provide a national digital data backbone to enable airspace integration across the UK.