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 October 2017:

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 Nicolas Peter
ESA Isabelle Duvaux-Béchon
EUMETSAT Paul Counet
EUTELSAT Jean-François Bureau
EUROPEAN COMMISSION Sabine Lecrenier
FFG/ALR Andreas Geisler (Chairman)
NSC Hans Morten Synstnes
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 and 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 DG GROW - European Commission (Portugal)
Per Tegnér Former Director General of the Swedish National Space Board (Sweden)