Associate Contracts Officer, European Space Agency (“ESA”)
Available with one month notice
June 2011 – Present ESA Launcher Directorate, VEGA Launcher, ESRIN Rome, Italy
· Procurement of all parts of VEGA launcher, negotiation with industry, studying proposals, drafting legal documents
· High pressure due to 1st launch on 13th of February 2012
ESA ESRIN, Via Galileo Galilei, Frascati, Italy
June 2009 – June 2011 ESA Procurement Department, Junior Staff, ESTEC Netherlands
· Procurement: Issuing invitation to tenders and requests for quotation with engineers, proposals evaluation, negotiation with industry, drafting and finalising contracts, issuing contract changes and follow up of contracts
· Drafting and negotiating the Agreement for establishing a Partnership with a Spanish public consortium for the pooling of equipment and staffing, five negotiations meetings in Spain (see attached letter of recommendation written by the Director of ESA-ESTEC site).
· Project leader and main developer of SMART software on Visual Basic, generating automatic contracts based on Word template for ESA Procurement Department.
European Space Agency – ESA, www.esa.int, ESA Staff, One year Young Graduate Trainee (YGT) contract, extended for one year
European Space Research & Technology Centre (ESTEC),
Keplerlaan 1, Postbus 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk (The Netherlands)
September 2008 Legal Advices in French company law and tax law, France
Advices in company law and tax law for registering a company
Nuages productions, http://www.nuageproduction.com/, Paris, France
July 2008 Internship in an international business law firm in Delhi, India
Indian Company law, telecommunication law, contract law, financial set-ups and fiscal law
Lexcounselhttp://www.iln.com/Firm_Detail_391.htm, Delhi, India
August - September 2007 Internship in a quoted business law firm in Paris, France
Research in French law: public business law, trademarks, tax law, sport law and labour law. Case study in sponsoring and labour law
Klein-Goddard Associés, www.kga.fr, Paris, France
Scout counsellor (summers 2005, 2006), hospital porter (summers 2004 and 2006)
Sept. 2008 – Sept. 2009 Master DegreeLLM in European Law with Merit (University of Exeter, UK)
Jan. 2008 – June 2008 Master degree in International Business Law (“Master 1 Droit International des Affaires ”)
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Sept. 2007 – Jan. 2008 International Law Program, Master Level (Erasmus student)
University of Liverpool, UK
2004-2007 Bachelor Degree of International and European Law (“Licence de Droit International et Européen”)
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
2003 French “Baccalaureate”, economical section
2001-2002 French High School of Chicago (Lycée Français de Chicago)
How to Conduct Successful Negotiations
How to Handle Stress,
Word and Visual Basic: Continuous training with two ESA software engineers during two years
Power Point Imanagement2 days
SAP, Accenture, 2 days
Space related and new technologies
· How to built a Spacecraft University of Southampton, 2 days
· European Union and Space, European Training Institute,2009,1 day
· EU Space Policy, European Training Institute,October 2011, 1 day
Reform of the ESA Directorate ofResources, ESASeminar in Freiburg (Switzerland) in September 2009, 2 days
ESA Procurement Seminar in Noordwijkerhout in September 2011 (3 days)
Technology Transfer Program at ESA in April 2010,1 day
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