CSTPR Noontime Seminar
EU Space Policy
by Augusto González, European Commission
Augusto González will make an overall presentation on the EU competence in space emerging from the EU Treaties, space governance in Europe, current trends in space policy, the EU earth observation and satellite navigation programmes, Copernicus and Galileo, and space-related R&D.
Biography: Augusto González holds the degree of Licenciado in Geography and History from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) as well as a Master’s degree in International Studies from University of Salford (United Kingdom).
He joined the European Commission in 1989 and has worked in several policy areas including education and vocational training, space and research. His experience encompasses EU policy and law-making, international relations as well as human resources, financial and programme management.
He held management positions for over 11 years and is currently Adviser to the Director for EU Satellite Navigation Programmes in the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).