Mr Fredrik Kämpfe

Mr Fredrik Kämpfe

Director Industry Affairs, Swedish Aviation Industry Group

Fredrik, a Swedish national, worked for several years with the Swedish CAA, first as rulemaking officer, then legal adviser and finally manager for the legal office.

He joined EASA in September 2004 as the agency’s deputy chief legal adviser and took up the position as manager for the Agreements and External Representation Section in the International Cooperation Department in May 2016 where he stayed until February 2018.

Fredrik came back to Sweden in March 2018 to take up the position as Director Industry Affairs for the Swedish Aviation Industry Group which forms part of the Swedish Confederation of Transport Enterprises.

In addition to his LLM from Uppsala University, where he graduated 1998 with his final thesis EC Air Transport Regulation and the Chicago Convention: a study of possible violations, Fredrik has a second master’s degree in International Air and Space Law from the International Institute of Air and Space Law at the University of Leiden (class of 2000/2001); his Leiden thesis looked closely at the procedural and legal feasibility to introduce a truly Global Airworthiness Code and Worldwide Type Certification Process.

Fredrik has also a technical background with an upper secondary school degree in mechanical engineering and Military service as a Battalion Engineer with the Swedish Armed Forces.

Fredrik is a private pilot with over 400 flight hours as pilot in command and has worked several years at Stockholm Arlanda Airport for a ground handling company. He also maintains a bus driver’s license, diving certificate and is a licensed coastal skipper. Transport, he says, is part of his life.