Marc has more than 20 years professional experience in the aviation and defense sector. He has held senior operations, maintenance, and cargo roles at Qatar Airways, Thomas Cook, and Air Berlin. He is a lieutenant-colonel in the German Air Force and was also a consultant at AT Kearney. He has driven numerous transformation initiatives spanning such areas as airline operations; maintenance, repair, and overhaul; IT; and commercial activities in the civilian sector and was a main contributor in the implementation of the counterinsurgency strategy and associated nation-building programs in Afghanistan. When running transformations, Marc not only drives the strategic aspects of the programs but can also take a hands-on approach when required to ensure successful implementation.
Marc has a PhD in leadership and organization from Cranfield University. He speaks English, German, French, and Spanish fluently and holds an airline transport pilot license.