At the 48th meeting of EUROCONTROL’s Provisional Council, Raúl Medina Caballero was elected President of the Provisional Council for the years 2018 and 2019, with the possibility of renewal for another two years.
Mr. Medina graduated with a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the University of Columbia (New York), where he was a Fulbright Scholar.
He started his career working as a Project and Systems Engineer in the Siemens Group. In the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, he has held several positions, all of them in the regulatory and controlling activities related to air transport.
He is currently the Director General of Civil Aviation at the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport, and President of the Spanish Aviation Safety State Agency (AESA). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of ENAIRE (Spanish Air Navigation Service Provider), SENASA (Services and Studies for Air Navigation and Aeronautical Safety) and INTA (National Institute of Aerospace Technology).