Alessandra Fiumara is the liaison officer on GNSS Evolution Program for the European Space Agency.
She has been working in the space sector for 25 years, both in public and private contexts, and has acquired a deep knowledge of the related political, strategic and financial aspects. As an electronic engineer, she started with technical and scientific activities in the radar application domain, then moved to strategic planning and financial control responsibilities as well as international relations.
At the end of 2009, she moved from Rome to Paris to join the Navigation and Galileo-related Activities Directorate at ESA. She is involved in the analysis on the possible role of current and future GNSS systems in transport safety domains (maritime and railways).