Gabriel Olivares

Gabriel graduated from Universidad de Las Americas in Santiago de Chile in 2008 with an Associate Degree in Surveying.

Since completing his degree, Gabriel has gained valuable experience and international work as a Surveyor in the Chilean mining industry, both Australian and Chilean residential high-rise construction and a varied range of civil projects including road and dredging works.

With a growing interest in Drones/UAV’s since 2013, and constantly seeking new knowledge, Gabriel attained his CASA Remote Pilot License in 2017 and being actively committed in the operation of sub 25kg. Heavy lift multirotor and fixed wing RPAS/UAV for both commercial and training applications since then, attaining invaluable insights on aviation regulation, airspace and the technology that can reshape how remote data acquisition is performed.

After traveling long and wide in Australia with his previous roles, Gabriel is more than happy to call Coffs Harbour home. With his free time away from work, he enjoys flying whoop racing drones, cycling and swimming.