Mauro Piermaria is Head of Equities & Governance Affairs at Italian Space Agency. In this role he manages the Agency Equity Investments in the affiliated companies and is author of several M&A operations and innovative initiatives in the Technology Transfer and Venture Capital domains. He’s currently also member of the Board of Directors of ALTEC SpA and E. Amaldi Foundation entities operating in the Space Economy field and formerly member of the Board of Director of ELV SpA.
Prior to this Mauro started his career in the aeronautic sector at Alenia Aeronautica working on the Eurofighter prototypes and after he spent three years at NASA Kennedy Space Center working on the ISS Shuttle missions. From 2005 he led at Italian Space Agency several important International space programs such Lisa Pathfinder and STS-120 Esperia Mission.
Mauro Piermaria holds a Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering from University La Sapienza in Rome and received his Master of Business Administration from MIB School of Management in Trieste.