Ruth Haeusler studied Psychology and Business Management at the Universities of Berne and Basle in Switzerland. She holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Berne. She chairs the CRM/HF Advisory Group for the Federal Office of Civil Aviation in Switzerland. She is a member of the EASA Human Factors Advisory Group (EHFAG) and former board member of the European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP). Ruth collaborated in the GIHRE project („Group Interaction in High Risk Environment“) launched by the Gottlieb Daimler- and Karl Benz foundation contributing a simulator study on team work in the cockpit under high task load.