IFATCA Representatives


Marc is working as an operational air traffic controller and Centre Supervisor, working in Geneva ACC since over 20 years. Marc is member of the Performance Review Body/Performance Review Commission since August 2011 and chairs the operational sub-committee of the PRC/PRB since September 2012. Until April 2010 he has been the President and CEO of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) representing the technical and professional interests of more then 50'000 air traffic controllers from 137 States around the globe (8 years). Marc Baumgartner is coordinating the activities of IFATCA in SESAR and EASA.

Liaison Officer EUROCONTROL / SESAR Representative - Hugo Angelo (PT)

Hugo is an ATCO at the Lisbon Area Control Centre since 2010. He has experience in Oceanic Control, having worked in Santa Maria between 2006 and 2009. His educational background is a Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering. Hugo has been a member of the board of his home association since 2011 and has been following IFATCA work ever since. Currently he is the IFATCA Liaison Officer to EUROCONTROL and an IFATCA SESAR representative.

Liaison Officer European Union - Paul Neering (NL)

Paul is a former ATCO at Tower Amsterdam and Maastricht, APP radar ATCO at Maastricht, OJTI in all functions until retirement. Paul was a member of IFATCAs Standing Committee IV and PLC from 2000 till 2005 for The Netherlands. Since 2005 he is the Liaison officer to the EU. Paul still advises the PLC, helps to organise the Eurocontrol/IFATCA prosecutor expert training courses and represents IFATCA in different fora.