ArianeGroup SASStrategy Vice President

Morena Bernardini is an aerospace engineer holding a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, a specialization in Astronautics from Rome La Sapienza University and a Master's in Alliances Management from INSEAD.

She began working as a mission analyst on Ariane 5 in 2009, before moving to launcher strategy at Airbus Defense and Space and then Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL), now ArianeGroup. She particularly made an active contribution to implementing the new European launcher governance applying the commonalities between Ariane 6 and Vega C.

She joined Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in 2017 as Head of New Business, where she particularly worked on satellite constellations in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Today, she is returning to ArianeGroup as Strategy Vice President, her expertise in both launchers and satellites industries will be crucial in order to seize the opportunities arising in a space market undergoing radical transformation.

Morena is born in 1983. She is married with two children.


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates