Anna von Groote

Director General

Anna von Groote has joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in 2011.

Before joining EUROCAE, she worked at the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) since 2006, where she assumed responsibilities for the organization’s work programme in different sectors. In her role as Programme Manager at CEN, she was responsible amongst others for the aerospace and air traffic management sector.

Anna holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Centre for European Integration Studies / University of Bonn (Germany) and a Master of Laws LLM in Technology and Intellectual Property Law from the University of Liverpool (UK).

Email: anna.vongroote(a)
Phone: +33 1 49 46 19 71

Madhvee Jha

Administrative and Accounting Assistant

Madhvee Jha has joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in April 2022.

Madhvee holds a Master’s degree in International Business. She brings experiences in administrative operations, recruitment, and partnerships management from India and from France.

Email: madhvee.jha(a)

Raphaël de Courrèges

Office Support Manager

Raphaël de Courrèges joined the team in September 2016.

Previously, he worked as a professional coach in a Counseling and HR consulting firm.

Email: raphael.decourreges(a)
Phone: +33 1 49 46 19 70

Samy Belkadi

PR and Communication Specialist

Samy has joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in December 2021 as PR and Communication Specialist.

Graduated from IAE Toulouse, School of Management, he holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing of Services. After his Erasmus mobility in Turkey, he has gained experience in Communication and Digital, working in an international environment while using his creative skills to present companies in the best possible light to the public.

Email: samy.belkadi(a)
Phone: +33 1 49 46 19 77


Anna Guégan

Technical Programme Manager

Anna Guégan has joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in 2018.

Before EUROCAE, she has gained experience in international relations and ICT policy, working both for the private and public sectors. She was consultant on satellite regulation and ICT market access in London, advising the leaders of the industry. She also worked for the French embassy in Beijing and Tsinghua University, and at a Brussels-based think tank.

Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies from the INALCO/Langues’O in Paris, and a Master’s degree in Political sciences from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She also has a CISSP certification in information system security and an HAREC radio licence.

Email: Anna.Guegan(a)
Phone: +33 1 49 46 19 67

Alexander Engel

Attache seconded from EUROCONTROL

Alexander Engel supports EUROCAE since November 2012 in the Technical Program Management. He is on a 50% secondment from EUROCONTROL.

After almost 17 years in the German Air Force, including 12 years as military Air Traffic Control Officer at Lechfeld aerodrome and the Maastricht UAC, he joined EUROCONTROL in 1996 as Teamleader of the RADNET/RMCDE Implementation Team supporting users of surveillance data networks.

In 2005 he joined the Surveillance Unit at EUROCONTROL Headquarters in Brussels working in the domain of surveillance data distribution and managing the development of the surveillance data format ASTERIX. After moving to the Standardisation Unit in 2011 he is - apart from his ASTERIX work - mainly supporting the development and maintenance of EUROCONTROL Specifications and Guidelines.

Email: alexander.engel(a)
Phone: +32 (0)2 729 33 55

Abinaya Kannan

Technical Programme Manager

Abinaya Kannan joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in June 2021.

Before EUROCAE, she worked at AIRlabs Austria on a service contract to research and elaborate stakeholder processes and contact points in each federal province in Austria pertaining to regulations for unmanned aircraft systems. She was a quality management intern at Beechcraft Berlin Aviation GmbH, where she developed and established an implementation plan to gain ISO 9001:2015 certification of their quality management system. She has also worked and freelanced as a content writer, editor, and content manager at several companies in India.

Email: abinaya.kannan(a)
Phone: +33 7 62 06 18 95

Thuc Nguyen Tri

Technical Programme Manager and IT Support Specialist

Thuc Nguyen Tri has joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in April 2022.

Before joining EUROCAE, he worked as Professional Trainer of Skywise Big Data Platform at Airbus then turned into Key Account Manager in Aviation at FPT Software Europe

Thuc holds a Master’s of Science in Aerospace International Air Transport Operations Management from Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) of Toulouse and Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic University in Vietnam.

Email: trithuc.nguyen(a)

Alex Milns

Technical Programme Manager

Alex Milns joined the EUROCAE Secretariat in August 2022.

Before EUROCAE, Alex was with Airservices Australia from 1992, working as an Air Traffic Controller and Supervisor in Brisbane.  He also held a range of positions focussing on surveillance, ATM and AIS/MET systems management.  Alex was an inaugural co-chair of the ICAO Asia/Pacific Surveillance Implementation Coordination Group (SURICG) and was active in regional programs supporting implementation of ADS-B into ATC operations.  Alex also contributed to the work of the Performance Based Surveillance Sub-Group of the ICAO Surveillance Panel.

Alex holds a Diploma of Applied Science (Air Traffic Services) from the University of Tasmania.

Email: Alex.Milns(a)
Phone: +33 6 67 16 91 46