The EREA Board is the highest authority within EREA. The chairman of the Board is also the chair of EREA and is assisted by a vice-chair. All the other groups act under the responsibility of the Board.
The EREA Board elected Catalin Nae, President and CEO of INCAS, as new Chairman of EREA. He will be supported by Bruno Sainjon, President and CEO of ONERA, who as outgoing EREA chair has traditionally been elected as EREA Vice-Chairman and EREA Future Sky Coordinator. In addition to that the EREA Board appointed Anne-Laure Delot, ONERA, as EREA secretary, Tim Buiting, NLR, as treasurer and Marcello Amato, CIRA, as head of the Aeronautical Research Group. The new head of the Security Research Group will be elected during the next EREA Board meeting. Under their leadership EREA and its groups will review and adapt the EREA strategy according to the new boundary conditions laid down in Flightpath 2050. EREA will continue to contribute and participate to ACARE in order to contribute to the European research and innovation strategy in Aviation (SRIA).