Air Traffic Management Senior Expert / Project Manager


ABOUT ME

Stefan Froehlich performed various tasks throughout his career and gained extensive work experience :

  • Oct 1986 – Mar 2010                  Air traffic controller Karlsruhe UAC
    DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Karlsruhe (Germany)
    - APP/ACC/UAC license
    - OJT Instructor
    - OJT Assessor
    - Instructor Basic Training UAC
  • Oct 2002 –Jul 2004                    Sub-project lead NEON / 6 states working group
    DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Karlsruhe (Germany)
    - airspace re-design for Temporary Reserved Airspace
    - OAT and GAT procedures
    - ATC Training
    - Implementation, 
  • Aug 2004 – Oct 2008                  Expert for Airspace Design, Navigation and Operational Procedures
    DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Karlsruhe (Germany)
    - Letter of agreements
    - Operational Orders
    - Safety analysís
    - Specifications for Fast Time Simulations
    - Specifications for Real Time Simulations
    - Sub Project Lead for Relocation Berlin UAC to Karlsruhe UAC
  • Nov 2008 – May 2018                 Senior Expert for Projects and Procedures
    DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Karlsruhe (Germany)
    - Operational Concept for new system FDPS P1/VAFORIT (working procedures, system cold start, Contingency)
    - Technical / Operational coordination of new system functionalities
       (CPDLC / HMI / OLDI enhancement / Trajectory computation rules)
    - Sub Project Lead:  Airspace Design Projects (European Airspace / FABEC)
    - Sub Project Lead:  Relocation Munich UAC to Karlsruhe UAC
    - Project Manager:   SENEKA (local airspace restructuring project after unified UAC airspace)
    - Sub Project Lead:  Free Route Airspace Germany
  • Mar 2017 – May 2018                   SESAR Deployment Manager ANSP Datalink Expert / Action Coordination Support
    at SESAR Deployment Manager, Brussels (Belgium)
    - DLS Implementation Strategy
    - DLS Path I and Path II
    - Performance Monitoring
  •  Oct 2018 – Dec 2019                     Simulation Instructor for Air Traffic Controllers
    DFS AK Langen
  •  June 2018 – Present                     ATM Consultant, Project Manager (independent)
    Stefan Froehlich Consulting, Karlsruhe (Germany)
  • Mar 2019 – Present                      SESAR Deployment Manager ANSP Datalink Expert / Action Coordination Support
    at SESAR Deployment Manager, Brussels (Belgium)


  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    Mar 2011                                        Certified Project Management Associate IPMA Level D (initial certification)
    May 2016                                        latest recertification (by PM-ZERT No.11903 valid until Mar 2021)