NATS, the UKs major provider of air traffic services, has appointed Anne Lambert to the new role of Director, Government and European Affairs.
She will be responsible for developing strategies to engage both UK and European stakeholders in delivering ATM solutions which meet airline needs. Paul Barron, Chief Executive of NATS, said: Annes appointment comes at a time when active participation in the European agenda is more and more important to our future success. Discussions on SESAR, Single European Sky (SES) and Functional Airspace Blocks are all arenas in which we need to have a co-ordinated and influential voice. NATS is well placed to provide leadership in our industry across Europe and I am delighted that we have attracted someone of Annes calibre to work with us on developing our position. Anne Lambert has 30 years experience in the UK Civil Service with particular expertise in regulation and in EU affairs. She has held senior positions with the DTI, OFTEL and two postings with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in Brussels. Her most recent position of UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union in Brussels included responsibility for aviation.