French national, holds a Master of Engineering in Computer Sciences from UTC, Compiègne and a Master in Business from HEC/ISAE Supaero. Selected in several of Airbus’ Leadership programmes, he has nine years of experience at Airbus in aerospace and defence sector. He held various business and management position in the group ranging from team leader to chief of staff. One of its biggest achievement is the completion of the historic “Cross the Channel” mission for E-FAN 1.1 as project manager. Jean-Christophe is now the CEO of Ascendance Flight Technologies, a startup he cofounded, dedicated to redesign aviation with cleaner technologies.