CV: Programme Manager



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 Date Submitted:18-10-2017
 Last Modified:18-10-2017 (09:18)
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 Current job:Programme Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:immediately
 Keywordsspace systems

(Born 29 Aug. 1966)

Programme Manager



Highest degree:

M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Univ. Liege, Belgium (1990)


French (native), English (fluent), Dutch (basic), Italian (beginner)

Professional skills:

Leadership, project management, business development, risk management, costing, bid preparation and negotiation, KPI monitoring, project assurance, accustomed to industrial and quality standards (ECSS, ISO, EN, MIL-STD...), students/interns supervision, very familiar with space institutions and civil space programmes, flexible and frequent traveller

Computer skills:

Office Suite, Microsoft Project (experienced user), SAP (entry level)



1989 – 1990

Student assistant (Univ. Liege, Dept. Physics)

Oct. 1990 – Feb. 1991

IAL Space (Univ. Liege): R&D Engineer

Mar. 1991 – Feb. 1992

Military service

Since Jul. 1992

With CSL – Centre Spatial de Liège (Univ. Liege)

1992 – 1996

Test engineer, Systems engineer for space projects for ESA (e.g. ISO Telescope, ENVISAT, XMM...)

1996 – Now

Project manager for space instrumentation projects (e.g. IMAGE, INTEGRAL, Herschel, JWST, ExoMars, Solar Orbiter, PROBA-3, MTG, Copernicus, MetOp-SG, Athena...) for ESA, NASA and Space Industry (Airbus, TAS, OHB, SENER, Leonardo...)

2007 – 2011

Space Instrumentation Group Leader at CSL (space science, earth observation, microgravity, on-ground testing and calibration...)

2011 – 2016

Programme Manager at CSL, in charge of “Space Systems” business development, responsible for bids, supervising ~30 active projects (yearly turnover ~4..9 MEUR)

Jan. – Sep. 2017

Business Developer for the Space Science Instrumentation programme of CSL


Author or co-author of > 65 papers



Legal cohabitant with children (one son, three stepdaughters)


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