- Experienced Program Manager on large Satellites projects
- Organisation and management of hightech projects.
- WBS, planning, cost control, configuration management.
- Negotiations with customers, partners, suppliers.
- Change management.
- Transnational organisations.
- Teams organisation and leadership.
- Cost reduction, redesign to cost, standardisation.
- Technical data management systems and production management systems.
- Strong experience in Space market, in Telecom Satellite business since 17years
- Bids or Programs experience with most satellites operators
- Good knowledge of the French and Italian Space Industry and Institutions
- Telecoms atellites.
Mechanical and thermal behaviour of structures and units
- Design, justification, development qualification.
- Composite and metallic structures, damping systems.
- Design of liquid propulsion systems of satellites and launchers (cryogenic)
- Operations and tests.
Integration and tests
- Integration and tests of satellites and launchers.
Since 2010: THALES ALENIA SPACE – Rome
Telecom Programs Director
- Management of a program portfolio (Sales 140M€/y) ranging from satellites to payload/ hosted payloads, for institutional (ASI, MOD) and commercial (Russia, Israel) customers.
- Successful reorganisation and professionalisation of Program Management teams and practices in very challenging context:
- Difficult operational status (continuous delays, undercash, overcosts, strong penalties).
- Strong workload increase linked to the entering into force of important contracts (Sicral2, Athena-Fidus)
- Telecom satellites TechnologyTransfer project.
- …Leading to profitability recovery within two years.
1996-2009: THALES ALENIA SPACE - Cannes (formerly ALCATEL & AEROSPATIALE)
Program manager for Eutelsat W7 telecom satellite program (2006–2009)
- Management of all aspects of this ambitious program:
- 140M€ - 31months
- The most powerful telecom satellite to date for Thales Alenia Space
- Eutelsat is one of the leading world satellites operators, with very demanding technical, programmatic and management requirements.
- Responsibility starting at contract negotiation and winning up to satellite in-orbit acceptance.
- The satellite was delivered on time, to full customer satisfaction, exceeding significantly the economical objectives assigned.
Technical manager of a telecom satellite programs (2001-2006)
- Management of all technical aspects of these Satellites.
Bids manager for telecom satellites (2001-2006)
- Responsible for establishing proposals for telecom satellites (100 to 400M€), and for their negotiation with the customer (Intelsat, Telesat, SES Americom, SES Astra, Eutelsat).
Spacebus Product Line manager (2000-2001)
- Creation of the Spacebus Product line organisation, within the Telecom Programs directorate.
- Definition and implementation of Alcatel’s product policy for geostationary telecom satellites.
- Program manager for R&D effort (both internal and ESA/Cnes subsidised).
- Implementation of a continuous improvement process.
- Design of standard satellite modules allowing cost reductions.
- Maintenance of a standard documentation package for current Spacebus platforms. Control of its use by commercial programs.
Responsible for standardisation and redesign-to-cost in an important cost reduction program (Spacebus++ 1998-2000)
- Management of 35 working groups involving 10 consultants and more than 200 collaborators throughout the company.
- Implementation of standardisation and customisation control methods.
ð Achievement of 25% cost reduction in 2 years.
AIT (Assembly, Integration, Tests) improvement project manager (1996-1998)
- Implementation of methods for preparation and execution of operations.
- Quality enhancement (minimisation of risks and anomalies)
- Reinforcement of skills and expertise
Telecom satellites assembly manager (1996-1998)
- Management of a team of 10 engineers and 20 technicians.
- Implementation of integrated teams with the design office to achieve improvement in manufacturability of the design.
1990-1996: AEROSPATIALE, Space and Defence, Les Mureaux
Design Office Ariane5 Stages
Chief of the “Fluids engineering” Dept (1993-1996)
- Organisation and recruitment of a team of specialists of design and operations of cryogenic propulsion systems.
- Writing of tests and operations specifications of the Ariane5 Main Cryogenic booster.
- Specification, follow-up and post processing the stage test campaigns in Kourou.
- Development of skills and simulation tools.
- Strong co-operation with SEP, DASA-Bremen, Cnes, Arianespace.
“Stages engineering managers” teamleader (1993-1996)
- Recruitment and training of a multidisciplinary team of eight senior engineers in charge of allt echnical aspects of the stages from integration to customer delivery and launch campaign.
- Direct engineering responsibility of the qualification stage, up to delivery to Cnes.
Responsible for structural dynamics of Ariane5 Main Cryogenic stage (1990-1993)
- Engineering manager for dynamic qualification of structural subassemblies made by Fokker, MAN, Air Liquide, SEP, and tested in Germany (6 months test campaign in Ottobrun).
- Dampers product manager.
- Design, development and qualification elastomeric dampers for heavy units.
- Management of the associated sub-contract (4M$).
- Structural design (static and dynamic finite element modelling).
- 1994 European Consortium for Advanced Training in Aeronautics (ECATA)
- Senior management course dealing with the organisation and management of European co-operative programs, organised by the main European aerospace companies an duniversities (6 months, inMadrid-Spain and Delft-The Netherlands). Comparative study of the organisation of the main European co-operative projects.
- 1988 Ecole Supérieure des Techniques Aérospatiales (ESTA-ORSAY)
Engineering degree in Aeronautics and Space.
- 1988 Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI–PARIS).
Engineering degree in Physics.
- English: Fluent.
- Italian: Fluent.
- German: Basics.
- National service as a Navy Officer on board a patrol ship based in Noumea–New Caledonia.
- Until 1995, dinghy regattas and off-shore sailing races at national and international level.
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