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EFHA BOARD
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Chairman: Harry Haas
is an airline professional with a passion for historic aviation and lobby. He owns his own lobby or Public Affairs business called Liebre Public Affairs with customers in the aviation field. Harry likes to unite and empower people and give them a voice in this world full of noise!
  Secretary: Leo Haas
is a private pilot, retired sales manager and has great legal knowledge. His research skills and preciseness make him the perfect secretary for EFHA. Leo has a special fondness for historic aviation dating back many years. He is active in two Dutch organizations.
  EU affairs: Myrian Jans is our liaison in the EU Parliament. Myriam works as a policy assistant for Members of the EU Parliament and will help us with implementing our "Charter". Myriam is our new liaison replacing Margreet Lommert who joined the Association of EU Airlines.   Lawyer....Vacant   Rules specialist: Danny Goergen is our rules and regulations specialist with his own company that offers training in the field of aviation rules and regulations. Danny is a specialist on EASA,FAA and CAAC part 145 topics. He is also a certified Human Factors trainer and is employed as QA manager.
 
       
Press: Antony Angrand is a aviation writer, journalist and media professional. He is leading the EFHA media department and is in charge of getting the EFHA the media contacts needed to get OUR word out and position the EFHA solidly in the European media landscape. Antony is also closely involved with the French Catalina PBY.   Forum moderator: Bart Konings is an entrepreneur in electronics. He's also a private Pilot and own's a Jodel DR-1050 from 1960 which he restored between 2004 and 2006. Bart frequently visits oldtimer meetings and airshows and is also a very high valued forum moderator.   Forum moderator: Herbert van Hulten is an IT infrastructure project manager by trade. He’s also a private pilot with a passion for historic and general aviation and photograpy. Both are combined in his aviation media business “Chaseplane.nl” which he owns. Herbert is one of the EFHA forum and photo gallery moderators.   New media: Maarten Peters is an aviation technician with an all-round love for aviation. Maarten has taken a lot of pictures and sold them too. He helped restoring 2 Catalina flying boats and is an editor for the spotters magazine “Scramble”. Maarten is our “new media” man and you will find him on several EU aviation forums.   EFHA Advisor: Ad de Graaff is our thinker, philosopher and EU lobbyist. Ad has worked in the aviation field for a long time, mostly in the Aerospace industry and at the cutting edge of aviation technology. At this moment Ad established his own consultancy business. His Network is of great value.

EFHA AMBASSADORS: our representatives!
       
Pascal Kremer, Lux
is an airline professional and deputy flight safety officer at Luxair. He is also official accident investigator and IATA and DAQCP auditor. Pascal has a lot of experience as board member and chairman of different organizations and is very committed to historic aviation.
  Neil McCarthy, UK Neil has been flying since the age of 17 and is the founder of the Newcastle Jet Provost Group. He has been flying the Jet Provost T3A since 1999. He holds a PPL and is currently a registered CAA test pilot as well as Chief Pilot for the Newcastle Jet Provost group. Neil is a popular and well respected display pilot priding himself on delivering the safest and highest quality of performance. Member of BADA and HAA.   Alain Maire, France
is an ex journalist and photo-reporter (not in aviation!!). Since 15 years he is specialized in logistic & special events in aviation. This means he is involved in airshows but also arranges special aircraft for the movie industry... the French P-40N and P-51D used in the movie "Red tails" are his work... but his passion is, definitively, the Catalina!
  David Pajus, Sweden
is an airline pilot with maintenance licence from Sweden. Involved in aviation since childhood and owner of a Catalina that is being restored. David lives in Linköping and is committed to getting sensible rules and regulations for Annex II aircraft.
  Munkelt Gonçalves, Portugal is an ex airforce pilot working as an airline pilot flyin A 330’s for TAP Portugal with a university degree in Aeronautical Sciences and experience in historic aircraft operation and restoration. Munkelt owns Aero Fénix, a private museum that operates classic aircraft, like the Boeing Stearman, the De Havilland Chipmunk and more.
       
Ed van Hemmen, Spain
served as an Air-traffic Controller before leaving for Spain in 1968 where he studied Business Administration. Ed has held several senior management positions in Multinational business.. Recently retired and being a active lobbyist, he continues as Boardmember of a number of local and European Trade Associations. He is also a Member of the “Catalonian Foundation of Historic Aircraft” www.fpac.org)
  Hans Bogstad, Belgium is a Danish citizen based in Brussels, is a retired businessman who has had a varied and successful career in shipping, aviation and business-to-business services. Hans also worked for the Danish diplomatic service and as a free-lance translator and language trainer. He is particularly interested in DC-3 and Catalina aircraft.
  Cyril Duysker, Germany is an airline pilot,who lives in Berlin with his wife and 2 children. Having always taken an interest in historical aircraft, he has had the joy of actually flying them since joining the Quax club in 007.(www.quax-flieger.de) Cyril is convinced that with the EHFA, the european historical aviation community has a unique opportunity to make themselves heard in Brussels.
  Arie Wubben, Switzerland is an economist that worked for several multinationals as CFO. During his work at Canon he studied professional photography, which can be seen at his website www.wubben.ch. Arie is an Associate Member (owner) and Auditor for the SCFA (Swiss Lockheed Constellation)   Bent Esbensen, Denmark is a private pilot form Esbjerg, Denmark. His home airfield is called Varde Flyveplads, where he is the chairman of the flying club. Bent is self employed and owns a business selling marketing tools. (www.marke-ting.dk) He is married to Mette and further a long standing member of the KZ & Veteranfly Klubben in Denmark.
       
Jacek Jaworski, Poland
Since his childhood he’s been very passionate about aviation. Jacek is the Representative of the Relics of the Polish Skies Foundation’s Board. Moreover, Jacek is a partner in ART EXPERTS MAGAZINE. Lately, he has become the vc-president of the board of Fine Arts Foundation.
  Stanislaw Borowski, Poland is the founder and chairman of the Relics of the Polish Skies Foundation. Since his early childhood he had a lot in common with aircrafts, as a passion for aviation is a family tradition. He is a specialist in historic aircraft restoration and an expert in original plans reproduction.   Franz List, Austria
Franz List´s flying career started 1969 with as glider pilot and became commander position on an airliner. Franz has at least 20 000 flight hours on different types of aircraft (from Bücker till F70/100) He acts as a flight instructor on the line as well as on general aviation aircraft specializing in aerobatic training.
  Benno Beran, Austria
holds a valid AML (covering e.g. F70/100) and the local maintenance license Class I for e.g. Stearman, T-6. Benno is Captain and technical pilot on Fokker aircraft also. Together with his friend Franz List (also ambassador) he heads the Austrian Aviation Museum.
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CONTACT
Mr. Leo Haas via e-mail
secretary@EFHA.eu