General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supervisory body of ESPI. It is composed of representatives from the member organisations. It i.a. defines the general long-term guidelines for the Institute.

The General Assembly is chaired by FFG/ALR. Representation as of May 2015:

Name: Represented by:
AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE Rodolphe Paris
ARIANESPACE Alexandre Archier
ASI Gabriella Arrigo and Maria Cristina Falvella
BELSPO Claire Chaudière
CNES Gilles Ragain
DLR Jürgen Ortner and Roswitha Grümann
ESA Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
EUMETSAT Paul Counet
EUTELSAT Jean-François Bureau
EUROPEAN COMMISSION Augusto Gonzalez
FFG/ALR Andreas Geisler
NSC Bo Andersen
ROSA Marius-Ioan Piso
SES Christine Leurquin
THALES ALENIA SPACE Olivier Lemaitre

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council gives the Secretariat medium-term orientations with respect to the research and network activities of the Institute.

The Advisory Council is chaired by Herbert Allgeier. The composition from 2014 to 2016 is:

Name: Title:
Herbert Allgeier Former Director General, European Commission (Germany)
Frank Asbeck  Former Principal Adviser to European Commission, (Germany/Belgium)
Alvaro Azcárraga Former Managing Director, Aerospace, Defence and Vehicles, SENER (Spain)
Frances Brown Former Editor of the international academic/professional journal "Space Policy" (UK)
Ene Ergma Former President of the Estonian Parliament (Estonia)
Peter Jankowitsch Ambassador, former Chair UNCOPUOS (Austria)
Gilles Maquet Former Senior Vice President of Astrium (France)
Alfredo Roma Consultant for the Aerospace Industry, Former President of the Italian CAA and ECAC and former Italian Coordinator of the Galileo Programme (Italy)
Per Tegnér Former Chairman of the ESA Council (Sweden)