Alexandra Vasile is a consultant at Think Research specialising in performance improvement and modernisation of Air Traffic Management. She holds a MEng in Air Transport Engineering from University Politehnica of Bucharest, Aerospace Engineering Faculty, and has undertaken an internship, within ROMATSA – Romanian Air Traffic Services Administration, Terminal Unit. Being involved in R&D and SESAR projects, Alexandra gained knowledge on ATM modernisation, virtualisation, market and cost-efficiency assessments, performance improvement, benchmarking and standards development. Her recent experience focuses on operational concepts and validation support within SESAR research programme. As an ATM consultant, Alexandra is responsible for developing the Cybersecurity capability within Think including the regulatory and operational frameworks to support application of distributed open systems in Air Traffic Management. Her other areas of expertise include ATM modernisation and Virtual Centres.