Speaker Bio

Peter Kearney

AirNav Ireland


Peter has been CEO of Ireland’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) since 2018 and played a central role in the restructuring process that led to a new standalone ANSP, AirNav Ireland, in 2023. Peter has worked with the Irish ANSP since 1998, initially as an Air Traffic Controller, and was Director of ATM Operations and Strategy over the period 2012-2018. Peter is currently chairing an EASA Steering Group on ATCO Training and Licencing and recently chaired the Steering Board of the A6 Alliance. He has chaired the COOPANS Alliance over the period 2020-2022 and is currently working closely with his CEO colleagues in COOPANS as they oversee a major upgrade of the main ATM system. Peter holds a PhD in Future Air Traffic Management Systems.