Speaker Bio

Markus Biedermann

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung

Director Operational Support

As Director Operational Support, Markus Biedermann is responsible for planning, deploying and maintaining all technical equipment and systems required for the provision of air traffic services. Additionally, he is responsible for operating procedures, airspace structures and the airway system including arrival and departure routes in Germany. The trained ATCO holds degrees in business and computer sciences and a PhD in Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship. Biedermann is an expert in the field of UTM. He has been General Manager ATC at Gatwick airport, when in December 2018 the world’s first major drone incident happened. The processes that were established back then, form the basis for todays’ C-UAS approaches.