About Hover UAV

Meet the Team

meet the team - Jackie Dujmovic
Jackie Dujmovic

FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Jackie Dujmovic is an entrepreneur, CEO, and a mother who has proven that passion and persistence can take you to great heights. With a background in maritime work on Super Yachts worldwide, she made a career switch when she recognised the potential of drones to transform people’s lives and business efficiencies.

Today, Jackie is one of the worlds foremost drone experts and has managed projects for major companies like Google. She has also invented life-saving UAV shark alarm technology, demonstrating her innovative thinking and expertise in the drone industry.

Jackie’s extensive knowledge of flight regulations and procedures makes her an invaluable resource for anyone looking to establish a world-leading drone operation. With her impressive background and experience, she brings a wealth of expertise to the Hover UAV team.


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Phillip Grieve CSM

Lead RPAS Consultant, BVLOS & Safety Expert

CASA RePL (25kg Multi-Rotor / Powerlift)
Australian Army Textron Shadow 200 platform  

Phillip is an experienced, driven and motivated professional with extensive Beyond Visual Line of Sight operational experience gained from planning, instructing, and standardising very small to large RPAS operations within the Australian Army.

Qualifications include a Bachelor of General Studies (Education), Cert IV in Training and Assessment, Cert III in Aviation (Remote Pilot) and remote pilot’s license. In addition, he has obtained military qualifications relating to Auditing and Assurance, Quality and Safety Management Systems, and Aviation Investigations.

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With a military career spanning 27 years, Phillip has worked as a Remote Pilot, RPAS flight instructor, mission planner and coordinator, Chief Remote Pilot, RPAS Standardisation officer, and human factors and crew resource management facilitator.

Phillip was recognised for his work in developing the Australian Army’s Shadow UAS capability and was awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal in the 2017 Australia Day Honours and Awards.


meet the team -  Jarrod Danahay
Jarrod Danahay

Hover UAV Chief Pilot

Jarrod’s fascination with flight sparked at an early age and he began flying over the skies of Melbourne before he could legally drive a car. He is passionate about aviation and holds commercial licenses for both aeroplanes and helicopters, an instrument rating, and has flown crewed aircraft in remote outback and coastal locations.

As Hover UAV’s Chief Remote Pilot, Jarrod is responsible for overseeing the implementation of Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations. He enjoys exploring new technologies in the RPAS industry and educating others on the various benefits of using drones across a wide range of industries.


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Jack McLaughlin

CONSULTING SUPPORT

Jack is a passionate aviation professional holding a CASA Commercial Pilot Licence, Instrument Rating, and a Remote Pilot Licence. After going to watch aeroplanes at Brisbane Airport as a child, his fascination with all things aviation has been unwavering. He has flown aircraft on the East Coast of Australia and in the Northern Territory and looks forward to building more aviation experience in the RPAS industry. Jack also has extensive experience managing teams and working with customers. Using this mixture of experience, Jack is excited to work with Hover UAV’s consulting team to provide high-quality drone solutions for our customers.


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Mark Dujmovic

CHIEF REMOTE PILOT & CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Mark Dujmovic is a highly skilled RPAS Chief Pilot with a diverse background in the marine industry. As a Marine Captain, Mark has captained multi-million dollar Super Yachts for high-profile clients across the globe, as well as working on offshore oil and gas operations with seismic support and ROV operations. With a passion for technology, Mark now serves as both the Chief Pilot and Chief Technology Officer at Hover UAV.

Mark has been instrumental in driving innovation in the UAV industry, leading the way in world-first applications such as marine conservation work, autonomous drone use, and exploring the potential applications of UAVs in the oil and gas industry. Whether at home, in the field, or in the office, Mark’s expertise and passion for technology make him a valuable member of the Hover UAV team.

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A fast learner with high levels of attention to detail and experience across a wide range of industries, he’s the guy you want on your side when innovating something that’s never been tried (or as a ring-in for a hard fought trivia night).


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Dylan Bishop

Consultant/Technical Writer

CASA RePL (7kg Multirotor)
LearnX Platinum Award winner

Dylan comes from a background in technical writing and knowledge management and brings a wide range of business experience from process analysis to bot writing to Hover UAV. Drawing on his eight year career with one of Australia’s largest media companies, Dylan uses his experience to specialise in process design and policy development.

As a hobbyist photographer and designer, Dylan had racked up close to 200 hours of flight time as a recreational pilot before seeking his CASA RePL accreditation. Dylan uses these creative and design skills to inform Hover UAV’s marketing language and focus on end-user experiences when designing procedures.


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Lang Ravell

Administration Manager

Lang plays a pivotal role as our Administration Manager. With over a decade of experience
across diverse industries, she brings a wealth of expertise to the helm. Her aptitude
for efficiency is a product of years spent refining processes and streamlining
workflows.

Outside the office, you’ll find Lang balancing the demands of a dynamic workweek with a
passion for extreme adventures. A dedicated parent, she adeptly manages the intricacies of coordinating sports events and training with the same finesse and precision that defines her professional approach.

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