Security (SEC)

The SEC Committee's core function is to ensure the protection of all persons involved in civil aviation and the general public against acts of unlawful interference perpetrated on the ground or in flight. To achieve this, the Committee provides expert advice on security and facilitation issues, contributes to the development of relevant ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and associated guidance materials, and reviews any new developments and technical solutions in the field of aviation security.

Capt. Jeroen Kruse
SEC Committee Chairperson

Jeroen Kruse holds a Master of Science degree in Cognitive Engineering and Artificial Intelligence. He is a First Officer on the Boeing 777/787 at KLM. Involved in aviation security since 2008, He has focused on Cargo Security and Cyber Security. He has served as Vice-Chair of the Security Working Group of ECA, and currently chairs the Security Committee at the Dutch ALPA. Jeroen is also an ICAO-ECAC Certified Aviation Security Manager.

Capt. Francisco E. Gómez-Ortigoza
SEC Committee Vice-Chair

Captain Gómez flies B737s NG for Aeroméxico, based in México City. He has held many safety positions at his home MA, Association ASPA de México, such as Training Chief, Safety Officer, and VP Safety and Security. Capt. Gómez has also served as ASPA Technical Director and Foreign Affairs Secretary.

Capt. Jo Schoenmaker
SEC Committee Vice-Chair

Capt. Schoenmaker is a Transavia B737 Pilot, Instructor, and Examiner, based in Amsterdam. Having developed training in the areas of Security and CRM, has also served as Chair of the Security Committee of his home MA, VNV (Dutch ALPA).


Cpt. Patrick Magisson
Executive Vice-President Technical & Safety Standards (EVP TSS)
Capt. Arnaud du Bédat
Senior Technical Officer

Recent Publications

Position Paper December 05, 2018