Mr Matej Balazic has been actively working in the field of aviation, space industry, and advanced manufacturing for more than 15 years.
As a Compliance Monitoring Manager, Safety Manager, Quality Manager, member of the Airline Management Group, and Lecturer, he has been involved with various Airlines and Flight Schools in Europe.
Parallelly he is involved in close cooperation with Slovenian and Austrian Civil Aviation Authorities in order to improve internal quality processes and effectively implement new EASA regulations into aviation organization.
He holds a Commercial pilot license and is rated to fly different types of aircraft. Besides aviation, Matej Balazic is a leading expert in Advanced Manufacturing/Additive Manufacturing for metals.
His Company Balmar d.o.o. (Balmar.si) is the first Company in Slovenia to have active business cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA). Its cooperation with ESA involves different space projects and exchange of expert employees.
Matej Balazic has received his scientific master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering) from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
During his academic career, he published several Original Scientific Articles, review articles and short scientific articles as well as published scientific and professional conference contributions, independent scientific component parts, or chapters in a monograph and several final research reports.