Non-Executive Team

Peter Jorna
Prof. Peter Jorna


Peter is PAL-V’s expert in Human Machine Systems design. He is a teacher at Cranfield University (UK) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China). He worked for 18 years at the National Aerospace Laboratory in Amsterdam and was head of the Flight Division, managing Helicopters, Operational Research, Human Factors and Flight Simulation departments. Since 2008 he operates as an independent expert for the EU and the aviation industry on a.o. flight deck certification for COMAC in China. Peter was the president-elect for 10 years of the European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP).

Janpieter Koning
Drs. Janpieter Koning Msc RA (CPA)


Janpieter is a financial and business expert active as an official registered accountant. He was a former partner of KPMG and co-founded the company Tacstone Ventures, which specialized in start- up companies with innovative technologies and business models.

Frank Mulder
Frank Mulders Msc


After graduating in Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, Frank started his career at Stork/Fokker operating in design, qualification/validation, production and services of various aircrafts. The first 6 years he was technical director in mechatronics/sheet-metal following by 14 years in Aerospace Businesses (maintenance /aero structures), including 9 years as president of the Landing Gear Division. Currently he is the CEO of AAE-Grauel which operates in process automation- and high-precision-assemblies.