Lars is a Swedish Senior Air Traffic Management Expert. He attained his operational skills by workning as an active Air Traffic Control Officer in different operational environme-nts, mainly at LFV Stockholm ATCC approach and Tower Service. Operational System Development In the early nineties Lars joined the System Development Unit where he lead several de-velopment activities, amongst them a task force developing the first electronic flight strip interface, which was later introduced into operations. During procurement of Sweden´s present ATM System (Eurocat/Topsky) Lars lead the team developing the operational requirement specifications and HMI Human Machine Interface for the new system. Eurocontrol From 1996 until 2001 he was employed by Eurocontrol HQ in Brussels as an ATM expert. Activities ranged from coordination with Eurocontrol members to setting up contracts and leading ATM development projects. Research & Innovation Management After returning to LFV Lars has worked as Team Manager, Deputy Unit Manager and Senior ATM Expert. During this period he managed several development projects as LFV project manager. SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) Since 2009 Lars has been the leader of SESAR Concept of Operations (ConOps) develop-ment. The ConOps is significant for guiding the way how European Air Traffic Mana-gement shall achieve the performance for the future Air Traffic Management. It sets the frame and top level guidance for development of detailed concepts and enabling technology solutions in a stepped approach, allowing feasible technology developme-nt planning in order to deliver the benefits that motivates the investments by ANSPs, airspace users and industry. COOPANS LFV is a partner in the COOPANS alliance where five ANSPs cooperate on developing and harmonising the operational methods, using the same ATM System(Thales TopSky) and the same software version. This unique cooperation allows the partners to share costs and knowledge to run the most advanced ATM systems in the world. Lars works today in a team developing the roadmap for COOPANS in a 5-10 year horizon, bringing new con-cepts, technology, and European performance requirements into COOPANS roadmap. Senior ATM Consultant Lars is today a senior independent consultant providing expertise to LFV for Research and Innovation as well as for COOPANS and SESAR development.