Our Team

Managing Director Michael Grüninger

Michael Grüninger

Managing Director

Michael Grüninger is a graduate from Pontificio Ateneo S. Anselmo in Rome with two Bachelor of Arts Degrees (Theology and Philosophy). He holds a Master of Business Administration of Webster University in Geneva. Moreover, Michael is a type rated airline transport pilot. His aviation background includes work as a flight inspector at the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) and as vocational trainer for airline Managers. He is an accredited IS-BAO and IOSA Auditor, as well as a Human Factors Specialist EAAP. Michael teaches at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.


Deputy Managing Director Andreas Grauer

Andreas Grauer

Deputy Managing Director

Andreas Grauer is an active pilot with 30 years of experience as a captain in airlines as well as in business aviation. He holds a degree in law from the University of Konstanz and is accredited as a lawyer by the bar of Freiburg/Germany. Andreas specializes in Aviation Management Systems and airline start-up and turn-around management including management personnel development. He has extensive experience as Accountable Manager, Safety Manager, Compliance/Quality Manager and auditor. Andreas teaches at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.


Technical Writer Christian Preatoni

Christian Preatoni

Technical Writer/Auditor

Christian Preatoni holds a Master degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. He has extensive experience in the field of airworthiness and maintenance management.


Technical Writer Nicolas Bucher

Nicolas Bucher

Junior Advisor/Technical Writer

Nicolas Bucher holds a Bachelor Degree in Aviation from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. He strongly supports our Management Team in various tasks including compliance work, authoring and quality control.