Tzvetomir Blajev is the Operational Safety Coordinator at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels. He is co-chair of Safety Improvement Subgroup (SISG), Chair of Flight Safety Foundation European Advisory Committee and Member of the Flight Safety Foundation Board of Governors. Before joining EUROCONTROL in 2001 he worked for BULATSA as the Head of Safety and ACC/APP radar controller. Tzvetomir earned a Master degree in Aeronautical Engineering and MBA.
Now an established consultant in ATM Safety, Mike Edwards was Head of Safety Investigation at NATS (the UK Air Navigation Service Provider) for 7 years and prior to that he was Head of Investigation at London ACC. He had been an ATCO at Edinburgh and Heathrow before becoming the manager of all student controllers and then a Supervisor at London Terminal Control. He holds a PPL with Group B rating.