Heart Aerospace is pleased to announce the addition of its General Counsel, Peter Nelson, to the executive leadership team.

As General Counsel, Peter leads Heart Aerospace’s legal and compliance team, and serves as Secretary to the company’s Board of Directors. He also plays an important role in upholding Heart’s ESG commitments and coordinating the company’s broader sustainability strategy. In addition to these roles, Peter will also be responsible for IP and Corporate Development, a newly established department to gather key corporate strategic initiatives.

Peter’s experience as a legal advisor spans the aviation and emerging technology sectors. His clients have included major international airlines as well as innovative transportation, cleantech, and other startups. With a background in corporate law, regulatory affairs, and public policy, Peter has spent his career helping companies access public and private sources of funding to accelerate their growth and innovation.

“With his unique experience from both private finance and public sector funding, Peter’s advice is integral to our business. He will be an excellent addition to the leadership team as we continue to grow and mature as a company,” said Anders Forslund, founder and CEO of Heart Aerospace.

Before joining Heart, he practiced with law firms in Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley, most recently Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA. Peter earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Virginia School of Law and completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University. 

About Heart Aerospace  

At Heart Aerospace we work at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. Heart’s mission is to create the world’s greenest, most affordable, and most accessible form of transport. This mission is grounded in the outlook that electric air travel will become the new normal for regional flights and can be transformational in addressing the industry’s key sustainability challenges. www.heartaerospace.com 


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