In the dual role of Ops Manager and Pilot, Rene has helped maintain Niagara Helicopters role as one of the premier attractions in the world. Rene joined the organization in 2005 and is a pilot/engineer with over seven years experience, the majority of which was with the Swiss Air Ambulance in Zurich performing high altitude search and rescues. His love of snow went along hand-in-hand with his excitement of being named to the Swiss National Snowboard team.
He currently has well over 2500 hours on the Bell 407 helicopter type and brings a wide range of talents to the team including, daily operation management, organizational skills and a focus on building a strong and safe working environment. With his “safety first” attitude, he ensures that we are proactive in preventing accidents and injuries to both clients and staff.