Speaker Bio

Mark Watson


Technical Programme Manager

Mark Watson joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in May 2023.

After 8 years in the telecommunications industry, Mark joined the aeronautical domain in 1996 (EUROCONTROL) to validate the draft ICAO Doc 9705 ATN upper layers, ADS, CM and CPDLC applications. He then gained significant experience in the validation of new operational concepts and controller tools using the EUROCONTROL ATM real-time simulation platform.

Since 2010, Mark has worked closely with the SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking (SESAR 3 JU) in the ramp-up and execution of SESAR 1 (via ‘Industrial Support’ managed by Airbus) and SESAR2020 (via ‘SESAR Development Support Services’ managed by ArianeGroup).