Heinz Wipf – the founding president and a current board member of the Swiss Association of Aeronautical Sciences and the Institute of Navigation.
Heinz Wipf received his engineering diploma in communication and Computer science from the Technikum Winterthur Switzerland.
His experience includes 35 years with the Swiss Air Navigation Services Ltd. in fields of radio navigation, business development, statistics and operational - technical program management.
He worked with Siemens in research and development. He was active as an assistant professor and lecturer for over 20 years in electrical communication systems at the College of Engineering Zurich and for navigation systems at the Zurich University of Applied Science in Winterthur.
He is the founder of and chairs the Swiss-Chapter on IEEE Aerospace Electronic Systems.
In his capacity as a subject matter expert he has participated in a number of international working groups within ICAO and Eurocontrol. He holds several patents and serves an expert witness on oath in Austria. He currently runs his own company AIRNAVCONSULTING in Zurich as managing director and senior ANS-expert.