Beatrice is working at the European Space Agency (ESA) since almost 10 years. At the moment, she works in Business Applications, which is a programme, aiming to build economic sustainable services which use also satellite data for the needs of European citizens and society at large. She has been involved as project manager in the development of more than 50 services dealing with precision farming, security & safety and energy. Prior to joining the Agency, she worked in Thales Alenia Space-Italy as Instrument/System Engineer of future Earth Observation missions. She holds a MSc in Telecommunication Engineering and her background is mainly in remote sensing.