Geoffrey Nyaga

Chief Operations Officer at Astral Aerial Solutions

Geoffrey Nyaga is a graduate in aeronautical engineering with a keen interest in unmanned aircraft systems. He is the current Chief Operations Officer at Astral Aerial Solutions. Geoffrey, who is 28 years old, is perhaps more famously known for winning the 2017 IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards for the project titled “UAV Traffic Management Concept for Africa” as the first African participant. He shares an inspiring story from his upbringing from a remote village in Kenya, to building the first fixed wing drone in his country with his colleagues. He is currently on the forefront of promoting large cargo drones in various African countries and holds a Drone Pilot license.