Cristina Valente

Telespazio S.p.A.Head of Space Agencies Liaison Management

Cristina Valente has gained twenty years of experience in the aerospace industry working both in the public sector, at the Italian Space Agency and in the private sector at Telespazio, where she has always contributed to the strategic and commercial sphere of activities by interacting with institutional experts and in particular with ESA and EC. Through international training at various institutions has acquired specific expertise in the field of aerospace law, space economy and strategic issues including the knowledge of institutional market; in the last decade she has always worked in the strategic and commercial sector of the institutional market in Telespazio. Currently she is the Head of “Space Agencies Liaison Management” with the main responsibilities to guarantee a constant interface with the Space Agencies strategic and program management departments and to contribute to the definition of Telespazio commercial targets. In particular the role includes the monitoring and analysis of plans and budgets to identify and evaluate new potential business through the systematic screening of the opportunities and tenders issued by the Space Agencies and the relevant National and International Space Institutions.


International Astronautical Congress 2018

1–5 October 2018

Bremen, Germany