Sébastien Dubois Head of Programmes Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking
AIAA SciTech Forum 2022
Sebastien DUBOIS is the Head of the Clean Sky 2 and the Clean Aviation programmes within the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking. He oversees the implementation of the research agenda of the Clean Aviation partnership as defined with its members and the European Union. He is in charge of the coordination of research activities implemented through grants and the delivery of technology results contributing to reduce the environmental footprint of the next generation of aircraft thanks to the high potential of exploitation of the solutions developed.
He started his career at Thales Group in 1997 and spent 13 years within this group, dealing with embedded electronic systems and avionics systems for both civil and military applications. He occupied positions of program manager on the Mirage 2000-5 or Airbus A350 XWB. After several years spent on commercial programs, he took the position of Head of Research and Innovation within Thales Avionics in charge of the preparation of the product policy strategy for the next civil Aircraft generation.
In 2010, he joined the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking as Project Officer in charge of the Helicopter domain and contributed to the successful achievements of rotorcraft activities in Clean Sky 1.
He was involved in the preparation and the launch of the Clean Sky 2 programme and was appointed in 2014 project officer of the Large Passenger Aircraft domain.
In May 2019, he was appointed Head of the Clean Sky 2 programme, in charge of the progamme coordination of the and the delivery of results by end 2024.
Sebastien DUBOIS holds a Master of Science in Electronics granted in 1996 from Ecole Centrale Marseille in France.