Alistair Mavin (Mav)
Alistair Mavin (Mav) is a requirements specialist at Rolls-Royce PLC based in Derby, UK and has carried out systems engineering and requirements engineering projects in a range of industries including defence, aerospace, rail and automotive. He is the lead author of the Easy Approach to Requirements Syntax (EARS) notation. EARS was originally developed when analysing the European Aviation Safety Agency “CS-E” airworthiness regulations. Mav has published many papers on requirements and systems engineering, was Industry Chair for the IEEE “RE13” requirements engineering conference and Industry Laboratory Chair for RE14. He is a member of IEEE, the IEEE RE conference series Industry Committee, the British Computer Society (BCS), the BCS Requirements Engineering Specialist Group committee and INCOSE and is a chartered engineer.