Staff picFrom left to right:
Sara Hadley, Mathieu Bataille, Annalisa Donati, Tomas Hrozensky, Lena Köck, Sebastian Moranta, Jean-Jacques Tortora, Marco Aliberti, Giulia Bordacchini, Christian Csizmazia, Maria Liebhaber, Marek Dvoracek, Evelyn Obernosterer-Egger, Matteo Tugnoli (March 2019)

Management

tortora


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Jean-Jacques Tortora

Professional Profile

Since June 2016
Director, European Space Policy Institute, Vienna, Austria

2007 - 2016
Served as the Secretary General of ASD-Eurospace.

2004 - 2007
Head of the French Space Agency (CNES) office in North America and Attaché for Space and Aeronautics at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.

2001 – 2004
Deputy Director for Strategy and Programs, responsible for the Industrial Strategy of CNES, the French Space Agency.

1998 – 2000
Adviser to the French Ministry of Research for Industrial Policy Funds management, aiming at support to competitiveness support and new space applications and services development and promotion.

1996 – 1998
Appointed by Arianespace in Evry, France, to lead a risk mitigation and cost reduction plan covering to the end of operational life of the Ariane 4 launcher.

1990 - 1996
Mr. Tortora was based in Kourou, French Guiana, as Head of Arianespace Operations Quality Department. There, he led the Quality Management of the Ariane 4 launchers final integration and of the launch pad operations and maintenance. He supervised the industrialization and the implementation of the associated control plans.

 Mr. Tortora started his career in 1984 at the French military procurement agency, DGA, as a naval weapons integration and test engineer, expert in signal processing and warships acoustic discretion.

Languages: English, French

Nationality: French

evelyn2


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 11


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Evelyn Obernosterer-Egger

Professional Profile

Since 2018
Treasurer at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria

2014-2018
Financial and Administrative Assistant at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria
Accounting, Project Controlling, Budgeting and Forecast

2009-2014
Maternity Leave

2004-2008
Finance Management & Research at the LBI for Social Psychiatry
Research, Financial Operations, Project Management and Reporting

2001
Tutor at the Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna
Assistance for Gender Studies

1999-2000
Finance & Controlling at Universal Music Austria
Accounting & Controlling issues

Education

2014-2018
Professional training and specialization at the Institute for Economic Development of the Vienna Economic Chamber

1998-2004
Master´s degree in Sociology and Economics; University of Vienna

1995-1998
Humboldt Business school, Vienna

Languages:
German, English, Basic French

Nationality:
Austrian

Coordinator of Studies

seb2


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Email:
Sebastien Moranta

Professional Profile

Since June 2017
Coordinator of Studies, European Space Policy Institute, Vienna
Planning and supervision of ESPI workplan
Project management and quality assurance
ESPI databases management

2015 - 2017
Senior Advisor
Space strategies studies managment
Business and partnership development

2010 - 2015
Industry Strategy Analyst, Eurospace
Research and analyses
Database management
Events organisation
Working groups management

2010
Methods Engineer, Thales Alenia Space
Lean manufacturing and process integration
Smart production tools

Education

2010
Master in Industrial management and logistics, IPSA

2009
Master in mecatronics, Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées

2005 - 2008
Bachelor in aeronautics and space system engineering, IPSA

2012
Space technology professional course TTVS, CNES

Languages:
French, English, Spanish

Nationality:
French

Senior Research Fellows

Marco 2


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Email:
Marco Aliberti

Professional Profile

Since 2018
Senior Research Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

2014 - 2018
Resident Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

2012 - 2013
Research Intern at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

2011
Manager of a Beach Club, Grosseto, Italy.

2009
Trainee at the Protocol Assistance Office of the Organizing Committee of the XIII FINA, Rome, Italy.

Education

2012
ESA/ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy, Paphos, Cyprus

2012
SIOI/ASI/CNR-ISGI Master on Space Policy and Institutions, Rome, Italy. Final dissertation on International Space Law: “Space Sustainability and the new Normative Solutions”.

2011
Institute for Global Studies- School of Government Security Studies Programme, Rome, Italy.

2008-2012
Magister´degree in International Relations of Asia and Africa, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Naples, L´Orientale, Naples, Italy. Final dissertation on World Politics (pending): “Asian Regionalism in the Space Sector”.

2009
SIOI Master on International Relations and International Protection of Human Rights, Rome, Italy. Final dissertation on International Relations: “Article IX of Japanese Constitution and its Geopolitical Effects”

2006
Intensive Japanese Language course, Kudan Institute of Language and Culture, Tokyo, Japan

2004-2008
Bachelor´s of Oriental Languages and Cultures, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. Final dissertation on Japanese History.

Languages:
Italian, English, Japanese

Nationality:
Italian

Matteo 3


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 26


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Email:
Matteo Tugnoli

Professional Profile

Since 2018
Senior Research Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

2016 - 2018
Resident Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

2015
Resident Fellow at European Space Policy Institute (ESPI). Vienna, Austria. (ASI-SIOI Fellowship).

2014
Trainee at European Space Agency (ESA HQ) – Relations with Member States Department. Paris, France.

2012 - 2014
Mathematics, physics and chemistry teacher.

2011
Research Assistant at National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) – Institute for Radio Astronomy (IRA). Bologna, Italy.

Education

2014
Master course in Space Institutions and Policies. Italian Society for International Organizations (SIOI) and Italian Space Agency (ASI), Rome, Italy.

2011
Master of Science in Astrophysics and Cosmology. University of Bologna, Italy.

2009
Bachelor of Science in Astronomy. University of Bologna, Italy.

 

Languages:
Italian, English, French

Nationality:
Italian

Resident Fellows

Matthieu


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 78


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Mathieu Bataille

Professional Profile

Since 2019
Resident Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria (CNES seconded researcher)

2018
Research officer at the Studies and Influence Department of the French Air Force

2018
Intern at Keolis – Assistance to the management of press relations

Education

2016 - 2018
Master’s degree of Political Science and International Relations, Sciences Po Paris, France

2013 - 2016
Bachelor’s degree of Political Science, Sciences Po Grenoble, France

Languages:
French, English, German

Nationality:
French

giulia


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 27


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Giulia Bordacchini

Professional Profile

Since 2018
Resident Fellow at European Space Policy Institute (ESPI). Vienna, Austria. (ASI-SIOI Fellowship).

2017-2018
Trainee at ALTEC - Suborbital spaceflights and Spaceport Capabilities, Export Control, Internal Compliance Plan. Turin, Italy.

2016
Trainee at Aracne International – Database management and book editing.

Education

2017
Master course in Space Institutions and Policies. Italian Society for International Organizations (SIOI) and Italian Space Agency (ASI), Rome, Italy.

2017
Master of International Relations, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy.

2015
Course on International Geopolitical Dynamics, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa.

2014
Bachelor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy.

Languages:
Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Nationality:
Italian

Annalisa2


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 29


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Email:
Annalisa Donati

Professional Profile

Since November 2018
Resident Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria

2016 - 2018
YGT within the Industrial Policy and SMEs Division, European Space Agency, Headquarter, Paris, France

2016
Italian Space Agency (ASI) fellowship at within the Office of Director at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs UNOOSA, Vienna, Austria

2015
Trainee at ESA Centre for Earth Observation ESRIN, Frascati, Italy

Education

2015
Master Degree on Space´s Institutions and Policy, SIOI-ISGI-CNR, Rome, Italy

2013 - 2014
Master Degree in Diplomatic Studies, Societá Italiana per l´Organizzazione Internazionale SIOI, Ministero degli Affari Esteri MAE, Rome, Italy

2009 - 2013
MSc Science and Technology Policy, Innovation Pathway, Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex Business School, Thesis: “Th

2007 - 2008
Erasmus project in European Affairs and International Communication, ErasmusHogeSchool Brussels

2006 - 2009
Bachelor´s of Political Science, Universitá degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Languages:
Italian, English, Spanish, French

Nationality:
Italian

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tomas


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 33


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Email:
Tomas Hrozensky

Professional Profile

Since June 2018
Resident Fellow at ESPI, Vienna, Austria.

Since 2016
Chairman of the Slovak Space Policy Association NGO

Since 2015
Various positions in the Space Generation Advisory Council – NPoC for Slovakia, member of the Space Law and Policy project group, member of the organizing team of the Space Generation Forum 2.0

2014 - 2018
Member of delegation of the Slovak Republic to the UN Committee for Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

2017
Researcher for the Space Security Index Project covering national space policies and multilateral forums for space governance

2013 - 2015
Internships - International Visegrad Fund, Representation of European Commission in the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic

Education

2015 - 2018
PhD. in International Relations, Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of the Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

2016 - 2017
Fulbright Research Stay at the Space Policy Institute of George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA

2015
Master of Arts in International Relations at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of the Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

2014
CEEPUS research stay at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria

2014
European Centre for Space Law Summer Course on Space Law and Policy, Geneva, Switzerland

Languages:
Slovak, English, German

Nationality:
Slovak

Administration and Support Staff

lena kock


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 88


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Lena Köck

Professional Profile

Since 2016
Management Assistant at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria

2013 - 2015
Administrative Assistant at Andritz Hydro Canada, Inc., Montreal, Canada

2012 - 2013
French course at Geos Academy, Montreal, Canada

2005 - 2012
Travel manager at Travel Agency "Mondial", Vienna, Austria

 2001 - 2004
Business Administration Assistant for the coffee trading company "Promocoffee" in Zaporozhye, Ukraine

Education

2001
Master degree in Industrial Economics, National University in Zaporozhye, Ukraine

Languages:
English, German, French, Russian, Ukrainian

Nationality:
Austrian

Petra


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 22


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Petra Walter

Professional Profile

Since 2019
Financial and Administrative Assistant at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria Accounting, Project Controlling, Budgeting and Forecast

2014 - 2018
Certified employee in accounting and payroll at ATP Austrian Tax Partner

2012 - 2013
Certified employee in payroll at Consultatio Audit and Fiduciary Tax Advice GmbH & Co KG

2007 - 2012
Human Resource Generalist at the Austrian Federal Railways

 2005 - 2007
Certified employee in accounting and payroll at Tax Advisor Mag. Dietmar Pfeiler

2003 - 2005
Certified employee in accounting and payroll at Tax Advisor Geza Bernd Dickinger

Education

2013
Diploma in Accounting at the finance Academy from the Institute for Economic Development of the Vienna Economic Chamber

2006
Graduation from Business School in Vienna

2004
Graduated from the Academy of Tax Advisors and Public Accountants as a certified payroll accountant

2003 - 2003
Completed apprenticeship as office clerk

Languages:
German, English

Nationality:
Austrian

chris


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 18


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Christian Csizmazia

Professional Profile

Since 2017
ESPI IT Administrator, Vienna, Austria

Education

Since 2017
Bioengineering, University of applied science, Vienna, Austria

Since 2010

Computer science, Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Languages:
English, German

Nationality:
Austrian

 

Research Interns

Marek


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 25


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Marek Dvoracek

Professional Profile

Since 2019
Research Intern at the European Space Policy Institute, (ESPI), Vienna, Austria

Since 2017
Intern at the National Cyber and Information Security Agency, Brno, Czech Republia

Education

2017
Ongoing PhD. at Department of Political Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

2018
MA in Security and Strategic Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, the Czech Republic.

2015
BA in International Relations and Security and Strategic Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Languages:
Czech, English, German

Nationality:
Czech

Sara 4

Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 17


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Sara Hadley

Professional Profile

Since 2019
Research Intern at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria.

2016
Intern at the German Federal Foreign Office in the division for nuclear disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation.

Education

2018
MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

2017
BA in Intercultural Relations and Behavior at Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany.

Languages:
German, English, French

Nationality:
German, Canadian

 

MatthieuR


Tel: +43 1 718 11 18 - 88


Fax: +43 1 718 11 18 - 99


Email:
Matthieu Rousseau

Professional Profile

Since March 2019
Research Intern at European Space Policy Institute, Vienna, Austria.

2014-2019
Independent Editor and Translator

2013-2014
Journalist and Executive producer for European Affairs, BFM TV, BFM Business, Brussels, Belgium

2010-2012
Communications Consultant, B2B Technology, Fleishman-Hillard, Paris, France and Doha, Qatar

Education

2019
MA in International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland.

2019
MA in Bioarchaeology, University of Warsaw, Poland.

2017
Bsc. in Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Languages:
French, English, German

Nationality:
French

CONTACT INFO

ESPI - European Space Policy Institute

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Phone +43 1 718 11 18 -0

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E-Mail: office@espi.or.at

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