Annamaria Nassisi, Master degree in Physics and Geophysics at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome (Italy) in 1985, with a long work experience in Space Sector.

Annamaria also actively supports the Rome local group as co-leader. Starting her career as Researcher on the thermodynamic of the irreversible processes, Annamaria joined the Industry in 1986 as commercial responsible of new hardware/software integrated products and software analyst for the GEPIN system house. Since 1989, until today, works at Thales Alenia Space by spanning her experience belonging the value chain of main application space field (Earth Observation, Navigation and Telecommunication)  and covering ranging responsibilities from System Engineer within Military and Civil Earth Observation Systems, Technical coordinator for the Navigation, Head of Engineering Unit for Data Exploitation, Program Manager of European/National institutional programs by interfacing ESA, EUMETSAT, EC, EDA and Italian public customers. Thanks to natural inclination to the leadership and capacity to have a very good relationship with the customers, since 2002, Annamaria started a new phase of her working life within the Commercial Directorate as Business Development Manager and unique reference for the Earth Observation export marketing & sales, later evolved as Head of the Defense Marketing. After the joint venture with Alcatel first and Thales after, she was responsible of Business Development activities as Head of the New Initiative Development, Manager of Business Development Initiative for Security, Operational Support to Senior Executive Vice President (CEO TAS Italy) for the Business Line Observation, Exploration and Navigation (OEN), EURASIA Area Export Manager, Manager of Market Intelligence for OEN to support the decision making process on the basis of marketing, product and competitive intelligence until current position as Manager of Strategic Marketing for OEN within the Marketing & Sales Department.

Annamaria is recognized expert of GMES (now Copernicus), Security and SSA and authored several scientific and technical papers and presentations. Annamaria, in addition, covered the role of Member of Italian GMES Steering Group, Chairperson of Industrial Management Group for Security for Thematic Area Surveillance, Member of Space Associations (EARSC, EUROSPACE, AIT), Member of Security Community of Finmeccanica, Chairperson of Security Thematic Area for Italian Space Platform (SPIN-IT), Member of National Security Platform (SERIT), TAS Italy interface with ASI for “Security” matters and responsible for export within Defense Association (AIAD), expert consultant for National User Forum and mentor of young people with a master Degree in Political, Economic and Law Science with the aim to introduce them in the space world

Current position in Thales Alenia Space: Manager of Strategic Marketing for Observation, Exploration and Navigation