Steve Csonka is the Executive Director of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI). Steve Csonka is a commercial aviation professional with 35+ years of broad airline, OEM, and fuels experience. Steve’s strong technical background, which spans the breadth of the commercial aircraft/engine life-cycle, from design through operations, has led to engagements in business development and in long-term strategic planning for the aviation enterprise. Such work has focused on the nexus of future product requirements, technology progression, and industry value propositions, including aspects of policy, advocacy, regulatory affairs, and environmental impact. Steve is a strong industry advocate who seeks pragmatic solutions to the challenges of aviation sustainability—resulting in his current focus on alternative fuels and the work of CAAFI.