New Project and Technical Director Appointment

New Project and Technical Director Appointment
31.05.2018 spaceopal-GmbH

New Project and Technical Director Appointment

Emiliano Agosta has been appointed in April to Project and Technical Director of the company Spaceopal GmbH.

Emiliano Agosta is originally from Rome where, after the completion of his engineering studies at the University La Sapienza, started his working career from the year 2001 with a number of space companies associated with Finmeccanica/Leonardo. From the year 2011 Mr Agosta has been employed by Telespazio, Rome, Italy in the area of Space System Engineering as for the EUMETSAT H-SAF space programme, in the role of Head Engineer of the programme itself.

From 2012 to 2014 Emiliano held the position of Project Manager of the Mobile Ground Segments of the COSMO-SkyMed Satellite constellation.

At the end of the year 2014 he entered the Gokturk programme (Earth Observation satellite for Turkey) as Ground Segment Programme Manager at the side of Telespazio as main contractor of the entire Gokturk system; after a year, his responsibility was extended to include the position of the Gokturk IPT Focal Point in Turkey for the coordination of the on-site activity in Ankara of the Integrated Project Team of Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space and also as focal point towards the Final Customer, Istitutional Users and subcontractors.

Previous position held, before being seconded in Spaceopal GmbH, was Head of the Unit in charge of the business development in Turkey (New Initiatives) and Maintenance of Gokturk system in operating conditions. This position was held from May 2016 to March 2018.

Emiliano Agosta is succeeding to Paolo Minciacchi, who has taken the position of CEO of Spaceopal since January 2018.

The Spaceopal Company and colleagues wish Emiliano all the best and success in his new appointment and area of responsibilities.