European Space Agency (ESA)Head of the Industrial Audit Section

Karina Miranda is the Head of the Industrial Audit Section at the European Space Agency (ESA) performing cost analysis and auditing related activities in support of ESA procurement process.

She is also in charge of the organization of an Expert Group together with European National Audit Authorities to present and discuss industrial auditing and accounting matters as well as policies relevant to the implementation of industrial audits having an impact into the ESA regulatory framework.

Previously she worked as an Audit Manager specializing in Financial and Internal Audits, Sarbanes Oxley 404 projects and Financial Due Diligences within Commercial and Public sectors.

Ms. Miranda holds a university degree in Accounting majoring in Auditing and Finance, an MBA and an additional qualification as a Certified Chartered Accountant.