We are pleased to announce that Magali Vaissiere will be speaking at the 2019 Lloyd's Register Foundation International Conference.
Magali Vaissiere is the Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications at ESA since 2008, where she is responsible for the ARTES programme of ESA; an R&D programme in satellite telecommunications and applications.
Since 2013 Magali is also Head of ECSAT*, ESA’s UK Centre, located in Harwell, Oxfordshire.
Before joining ESA, Magali worked for industry, notably with EADS-Astrium Satellite for 15 years, and prior to that for nine years with Thomson-CSF Radars.
After studying as an engineer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Telecommunications de Paris (Telecom Paris Tech) Magali obtained a Master of Science from Stanford University. She also possesses an Executive MBA from the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires.
Since 2014, Magali is a member of the French "Académie des Technologies".
*ECSAT (the European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications) is ESA’s facility in the UK. It is based at the Harwell Science Innovation and Business Campus in Oxfordshire. ECSAT supports activities related to telecommunications, integrated applications, climate change, science and technology. The expansion of ESA in the UK demonstrates the increasing importance given to space by the UK.