Who are Altitude Angel?
Founded in December 2014 by Richard Parker, Altitude Angel is an aviation technology company which creates global-scale solutions to enable the safe integration and use of fully autonomous drones into global airspace.
Our purpose-built cloud platform supports both U-Space and UTM, and delivers market-leading services to drone operators, manufacturers and software developers. Our innovative solutions for ATM enable them to access a rich source of real-time airspace, environmental and regulatory data which is expertly customised to the specific operation.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
As founder and CEO, Richard defines our vision to safely open the world’s skies to unmanned aviation.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Chris leads the development and progress of Altitude Angel.
Chief Business Officer
Richard is responsible for developing the commercial side of the business, shaping our global strategy and bringing new platforms to market.
Pieter is vastly experienced in commercial technology. He was Senior Vice President of Mobile Communications at Microsoft Corporation, responsible for all Microsoft’s worldwide relationships within the communications sector.
Rupert is Chief Evangelist at Altitude Angel and responsible for inspiring and exciting customers and partners about how drones will positively transform their lives and businesses, enabled by safe and automated drone traffic management.
Head of Air Traffic Management
As Head of ATM, Phil’s knowledge of ATM procedures, airspace and insight allows us to help define how drones can be integrated safely into a manned aviation environment.
Head of Regulatory Affairs
As Head of International Regulatory Affairs, Mike knows how the regulatory system and drones can meet the challenge together to perform routine BVLOS operations and for drones to be safely integrated into the airspace.
Head of Products
Simon has over 14 years’ experience in supporting and delivering software solutions to the public sector, FTSE 100s and SMEs.
Vice President of Engineering
Sandra has over 18 years’ software engineering and management experience across several industries including aviation, automotive and government.
Head of Corporate Communications & Public Relations
As Head of Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Stephen oversees the media strategy for Altitude Angel.
Head of Strategic Programmes
With nearly a decade of operational experience behind him, David has passion for the UAV industry. An expert in safety and innovation, his focus is enabling and unlocking the future of UTM.
Laura heads up our HR department here at Altitude Angel. Laura joins us with a background in technology recruitment and is responsible for finding the best, most talented and most passionate people to join our ever-growing team and keeping them happy when they get here.
Chris is responsible for managing the enterprise sector at Altitude Angel. With an extensive background in digital/SaaS technology based solutions for public sector organisations, corporates and SMEs, he is building and maintaining Altitude Angel's strong portfolio of enterprise clients.
Jack manages sales within the innovation sector, which includes Drone Manufactures and Software Developers. Having already agreed partnerships with a number of business within the drone industry, Jack is ensuring organisations are supplied with Altitude Angel's world-leading airspace data and services.