Craig Lippett



Originally a military Air Traffic Controller with an instructor and examiner background. After project managing the award of one of the original UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) National Qualified Entities (NQE) and the introduction of a hugely successful Remote Pilot training programme in 2013, he moved into services becoming Operations Director for a leading UK UAS service delivery company. A qualified Remote Pilot with experience on many types, he has considerable experience in UAS Training, Operations, Safety Management and Regulations. A significant segment of his operational experience has been gained in industry sectors such as Energy, Utilities, Renewables and Construction where he has flown tasks in very challenging operational environments.

In 2015, Craig established ClearSky Consulting Services Ltd, a consultancy offering a range of services to the UK and International unmanned aviation market. Offering services from training development and delivery to the development of safety cases for UAS operations in congested areas and the development of UAS Safety Management Systems (SMS). He continues to contribute to the evolution of regulations at a strategic level and has worked with a number of Governments and global organisations.

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