Eric Samson

Eric Samson, Head of Engineering

Mr. Samson has served as Head of Engineering for Vertical Aerospace since July 2020. He is responsible for building a world-class Engineering and Design Organisation by implementing Vertical's strategic vision, applying best practices and processes, and ensuring the right skills are in place to design, integrate, test and certify the most technologically advanced, all-electric eVTOL aircraft. Prior to joining Vertical Aerospace, Mr. Samson spent 25 years working for Bell Helicopter and General Dynamics' Aerospace Group in various technical and leadership positions.