#clearedtoland Crew

The #clearedtoland crew from the world of aviation 

We are female aviation experts and together we have a track record of over 10,000 hours of cumulative flying experience in various aircrafts. Our knowledge from the cockpit and our experience as consultants and leaders in the corporate environment are bundled in our #clearedtoland success principle. We, as trainers, coaches, consultants and speakers, will inspire you.  

Our founder is a woman of many talents: this West-Berlin native toured Europe for five years as a drummer with her band „Even Cowgirls Get The Blues“. She obtained her degree in business administration with emphasis on marketing and held several leading marketing and project management positions before founding her own communication agency in Berlin.

Rahel also is a private pilot. Professionally, she landed in Switzerland almost 15 years ago, where she resides with her family and works as Head Visitor Services and Events at Zurich Airport. She has been working as a consultant for several clients, among them the international medtech company Quotient. In May 2021, Rahel becomes Head of the Coaching and Education Department (SEB) at the City of Zurich.

In 2018, Rahel founded #clearedtoland and in spring of 2020 she started her MAS education in Leadership & Management. In 2020 she finished her degree as a “Systemic Solution-Oriented Coach” and the degree for Change Management in September 2021. Since 2022, Rahel has specialized in the topics of change management and “True North Star Journey”, the vision development and realization of teams and individuals.

She is also mother of two teenagers.

Systemic Solution-Oriented Coach and Change Manager (IAP/ZHAW)
True North Star Journey
Private Pilot (PPL)

There is no category for Edith. She is a helicopter private pilot who started her academic career in the United States of America, where she was awarded a full scholarship due to her athletic excellence. During her years abroad, she competes in university and professional tournaments. After studying Media and Communications and English Literature she returned to Switzerland where she also graduates as a business economist and earns a post-graduate diploma in applied psychology.

Her professional milestones include working as a Resource Deployment Manager at IBM before joining Credit Suisse as a Consultant. Most recently, she worked at Flughafen Zurich AG where – amongst others – she built up and managed the market research department. In 2014 she obtains her private pilot’s license for helicopters.

In addition, Edith is a certified coach and consultant in the area of self-management, dealing with contradictions and compatibility of work and family with a focus on stress, resilience, high-performance, comeback and change. Edith is co-founder of #clearedtoland and mother of a son. 

Cert. Resilience & Stress Coach
Cert. Sport Mentaltrainer & Management Coach
Senior Consultant
Helicopter Private Pilot

This crew member is a woman with a very unique career: The world of aviation fascinated Susanne from an early age on. She is barely 17 years old when she starts her aeronautical pre-training at what is today SPHAIR. While still in school she gets certified as a private pilot (including glider towing) before starting her military career. At age of 23 she becomes a professional military pilot, is holding an airline transport pilot license (ATPL) and has instructor ratings on PC-7 and Alouette III. 

In addition to her military career Susanne holds a degree in Business Administration with a focus on Communication and Marketing from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. Today, she works part-time as a military pilot. Susanne has two children. 

Military Pilot Super Puma, Swiss Air Force
Crew Ressource Management CRM Trainer
Keynote Speaker, Trainer

Growing up in Zurich, Simone studied Psychology and Environmental Sciences at the Universities of Zurich and Hagen and supplemented her knowledge with further training in General Management, Lean Management and Customer Experience. Her first career station leads Simone to the USA in the marketing department of a biotechnology company. After a long period as a project manager at a global financial services provider, Simone moves to Zurich Airport. There, she continues to develop the service quality and optimizes the contact points for customers as part of the management team, reporting directly to the management board in this function. Always looking for inspiration, Simone also still takes on a role as a Lean Master (Kaizen Master), contributing to the continuous improvement and process optimization of the company.

Since 2021, Simone has been a member of a senior management board in the public sector, where she is responsible for digital transformation, among other things. She is also founder and managing director of Emptor Consulting, an agency for business transformation, strategy and customer experience. In her spare time, she is involved in empowering employees of an aid project in the Philippines, where she is co-founder and co-leader of the Swiss offshoot.

Business Transformation
Customer Experience
Process Optimization / Lean / Kaizen Master
Speaker / Consultant / Trainer