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 Donato Giorgi
DLR Jürgen Ortner and Roswitha Grümann
ESA Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
EUMETSAT Paul Counet
EUTELSAT Jean-François Bureau
EUROPEAN COMMISSION Sabine Lecrenier
FFG/ALR Andreas Geisler (Chairman)
NSC Ase Wahl Gunderson
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 Ms. Genevieve Fioraso. The current composition is the following:

Name: Title:
Genevieve Fioraso Former Minister - Member of the French Parliament (France)
Gerd Gruppe Member of DLR Executive Board (Germany)
Pavel Kabat CEO of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Austria /Netherlands)
Sergio Marchisio Full Professor of International Law - Sapienza University (Italy)
Dominique Tilmans President of Eurisy - Former Member of the Belgian Parliament (Belgium)
Ene Ergma Former President of the Estonian Parliament (Estonia)
Ingolf Schädler Deputy Director General - Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (Austria)
Gilles Maquet Former Senior Vice President of Astrium (France)
Jaime Silva Former Minister - Advisor to the Director General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - European Commission (Portugal)
Per Tegnér Former Director General of the Swedish National Space Board (Sweden)