Marco Ferrazzani

European Space Agency (ESA)Head of Legal Services Department

Marco Ferrazzani is the Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Services department at the European Space Agency, based at its headquarters in Paris, France. In this position, he provides a full spectrum of legal advice and guidance on the legal and programmatic aspects of ESA’s programmes and policies.

As ESA’s Legal Counsel, Dr. Ferrazzani is advisor to the ESA Director General and to the ESA Council for all institutional and legal matters, including the interpretation of the ESA Convention and all relevant legal instruments. In addition to managing a team of international legal officers in his role as Head of the Legal Services department at ESA, he advises ESA’s organs and its Member States on a wide variety of legal matters.


International Astronautical Congress 2018

1–5 October 2018

Bremen, Germany