As Senior Vice President, Head of Propulsion Engineering, Frank is accountable for the end-to-end integration of all propulsive and non-propulsive powerplants in Airbus Commercial Aircrafts, including APUs, pylons, and nacelles. His organization needs to provide the capability of design, development, certification, and continuous airworthiness management of the propulsion and power systems in all commercial products. Furthermore, the role is responsible for the definition and leadership of technical propulsion/powerplant strategy for Airbus Commercial Aircraft with all internal and external partners as well as driving the relevant technology and industrial capability acquisition programmes. Frank is a dynamic and accomplished leader with a wealth of operational, strategic, and product design & technology experience in aeroengine design. He has operated businesses and worked with customers, teams, and suppliers in Europe, Asia, and America. He recently changed from the position of Chief Engineer at a large engine manufacturer to the Airbus Toulouse base to look after propulsion engineering for Airbus. Frank is a Fellow of the RAeS and a Visiting Professor for the University of Oxford; he also holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering.