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Joerg Kreisel

Director of New Initiatives, Women In Aerospace Europe Joerg specialises in technology commercialisation ā€“ with a strong focus on space ā€“ and has been involved in numerous primarily international activities in both space and early-stage equity finance since 1987 (i.e., support to the creation and early years of RapidEye). After pursuing a first career in […]

Joerg Kreisel

Arianna Cagliari

Secretary of the Board, Women In Aerospace Europe Arianna Cagliari is the Business Development Manager and shareholder of PICOSATS, an Italian company specialising in the development of telecommunication systems for small satellites. In this role, she formulates and oversees the execution of strategies to expand PICOSATS’ business and represents the company’s interests at national and

Arianna Cagliari

Mariella Graziano

Mariella Graziano is an Italian Aerospace Engineer from theĀ  University of Rome La Sapienza. In 1996 she attended the Summer Session of the International Space University in Vienna. She started her professional career workingā€Æfor a small Italian and technology related company, TER SRL.Ā  In 1996 she moved to The Netherlands working for the European Space

Mariella Graziano

Susan Charlesworth

Susan is the Founder of Oxford Human Performance, a coaching and training company which teaches high performance soft skills to people and companies in the space sector. Susan has over a decade of experience working in the space sector. She began at ESA as the Human Behaviour and Performance Instructor at the European Astronaut Centre

Susan Charlesworth

Heidi Thiemann

Dr Heidi Thiemann is a project manager leading the Cornwall Space and Aerospace Technology Training (CSATT) project at Truro and Penwith College, where her team is setting up space apprenticeships and training to launch the Cornish space sector. Sheā€™s also the director and co-founder of the Space Skills Alliance, working on analysing space sector data,

Heidi Thiemann

Christiane Llaca

Christiane Llaca has International strategic planning and operational experience across EMEA, North and Latin America, she has worked with different multinational companies collaborating with stakeholders at all levels. Christiane will use her organisational knowledge to ensure continuous improvement of processes and responsiveness. Education profile: Bachelorā€™s Degree – Finance and Administration, Technical Diploma – Solar Energy

Christiane Llaca

Xenia Pattberg

Chief Communications Officer, Women In Aerospace Europe As an experienced communications expert and (copy)writer, Xenia has collaborated with a diverse array of multinational companies, international organisations, and cultural institutions. She earned her BA in Business Translations at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and an MA in Comparative Literature, East European Studies, and North American Studies from

Xenia Pattberg

Gaia Guiso

Gaia Guiso holds a Master’s Degree in Law with focus on EU Law. After graduation, she attendedĀ the specialistic course on Space law, policies and institutions of SIOI (UN Association for Italy), in Rome, and of the European Centre for Space Law, in Caen, France. Currently working as a CRM Specialist, she had a previous experience

Gaia Guiso

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