Our Staff

The SESAR Joint Undertaking is currently composed of approximately 40 staff as well as seconded national experts and seconded staff from SJU Members. Below you will find the presentation of the SJU’s Management team.

Richard Frizon

Interim Executive Director

Richard Frizon

Richard Frizon brings to the interim role over 20 years of expertise in finance and public administration both at national and European levels. Prior to joining the SESAR JU in 2019, Frizon spent 10 years at the European Research Council Executive Agency, leading the sector responsible for the agency’s budget (2.2 billion EUR). As interim Executive Director, Frizon will be tasked with managing the operations of the SESAR JU in accordance with its work plan, as well as ensuring the preparation of the future SESAR 3 JU, which is due to be established before the end of 2021.