Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS), UAE
Mr. Svan is a well-seasoned expert within the aviation field. He started his career in 1968 in the Swedish Air Force, to continue in the Swedish Civil Aviation Authority (LFV) as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO), and later as senior instructor at the Swedish Air Traffic Services Academy.
Throughout the last 25 years, Mr. Svan has worked in the U.A.E. in various capacities – as ATCO, Trainer, Air Traffic Management Project Manager, Regulator, and Aviation Consultant. Over the past decade, he has held a leading role in the development of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), and the Dubai Aviation Sector Strategy.
Mr. Svan has dedicated the recent year to support the development of DANS into an independent Air Navigation Service provider (ANSP), where he has taken up the role of Vice President Strategy, developing the business plan and the corporate strategy for the next 10 years.