Currently Strategy and Business Development officer at RHEA, where she initiated business coach services for NewSpace start-ups and the engagement of new comers, e.g. Blockchain stakeholders in the Space community. She is also appointed at ESA – ESTEC as Business Innovation Expert of the Commercial Partnerships’ initiative for space exploration in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration. Previously worked for the ESA – Technology Transfer Programme Office, and at the Department of International Relations of the Italian Space Agency (ASI). Even before worked at the European Space Policy Institute in Vienna, at the International Space University in Strasbourg, Telespazio SpA in Rome, Wave Energy Centre in Lisbon and as researcher at different universities in Europe and in the USA. She has been a climate-KIC coach since 2012. Veronica holds a Master Degree in System Engineering from Electronic Engineering Department, a Master Degree in Space Policy, a PhD in Economics and a full Graduation in Law.
Recently she has been awarded as Leader by the Italian Branch of the Business Professional Women.
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