Michel Van Maanen has over 25 years of experience leading public transport operators throughout Australia and Europe, transitioning combustion-powered fleets to electric. As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nexport and a Professor at the University of New South Wales, Michel is overseeing the vision to implement advanced e-mobility products and infrastructure ecosystems throughout Australia.
“I am excited to join Dovetail Electric Aviation; it is impressive to see the incredible traction the team has created within the past year. I am passionate about the electrification of transport fleets and look forward to working with the business to achieve the ambitious programs set, to be publicly announced soon.”
Michel’s appointment further cements Dovetail Electric Aviation as a company pioneering the transition of combustion to electric aircraft, to provide sustainable and economical transport solutions to regional aviation; an industry that is ripe for disruption.
David Doral, CEO of Dovetail Electric Aviation said, “We are delighted to appoint Michel to this position. His impressive experience transitioning combustion fleets to electric, industry experience and knowledge exchange, combined with his proven ability at identifying opportunities, developing partnerships, and leading strategic initiatives internationally, will help build on Dovetail Electric Aviation’s success and deliver an exciting future for the business going forward.”