Beat Zimmermann - Managing Director/Flight Procedure Design


Nationality: Swiss

Beat Zimmermann holds a CPL and has been active in aviation since 1984. He trained with the Swiss Air Force and Swissair's joint pilot recruitment and training program (FVS), and later became an Air Traffic Controller at Geneva ACC. In 1993 he completed his PANS-OPS studies at Bailbrook College, mentored by the one and only Red Callaway. In 1995 he bacame the Chief Flight Procedure Designer at swisscontrol (Swiss ANSP at the time). In 1996 Beat founded his own company and has specialised in training and consultancy for procedure design.

Beat Zimmermann is the Chairman of the ICAO Instrument Flight Procedures Panel (IFPP, formerly OCP) in his function as the ABIS (group of States) member of the IFPP. Furthermore, Beat is a guest lecturer at the ZHAW (Zürcher Hochschule für Angewande Wissenschaften/ Zürich University of Applied Sciences)in their Bachelor Program in Aviation and to come full circle academically, he continues his Studies in Education Psychology (as independent studies)with his mentor. Furthermore Beat is a member of the Board of Directors of  Wirz & Partners, a leading headhunting company.

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