General Manager, Indra UAE - Indra
Alex heads UAE’s Abu Dhabi branch office of Indra, a Spanish headquartered global technology and consulting company, leader in air traffic management systems and transportation solutions. Throughout his 20 year career in Indra, Alex has been involved in international market strategy and delivery of innovative solutions and services focused on areas of major economic, social and environmental significance. Since his appointment in UAE, Indra has become a leading supplier of air traffic management systems in the region, supporting civil aviation authorities in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait. As an independent expert appointed by the European Commission, Alex has helped identify and evaluate sustainable technological innovations in aerospace set to meet new demands from global markets. Alex holds an MA and PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge, was a student research visitor at UC Berkley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University authoring a number of scientific papers.
85% of passengers in five continents fly thanks to the use of Indra technology, a key partner in the SESAR program for the creation of the Single European Sky and a leading supplier of air traffic management systems in the region, supporting civil aviation authorities such as in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait. Indra’s solutions provide increased accuracy, enhanced air traffic safety and allows managing a more cost efficient while environmentally sustainable operation.
Indra (www.indracompany.com) is one of the leading global technology and consulting companies and the technological partner for core business operations of its customers world-wide. It is a world-leader in providing proprietary solutions in specific segments in Transport and Defence markets, and a leading firm in Digital Transformation Consultancy and Information Technologies in Spain and Latin America through its affiliate Minsait. Its business model is based on a comprehensive range of proprietary products, with a high-value focus and with a high innovation component. In the 2018 financial year, Indra achieved revenue of €3.104 billion, with 43,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in over 140 countries.