Nicolas Maubert

Nicolas Maubert is the Representative of CNES (French Space Agency) and Space Counselor of the French Embassy in the United States. He has 20 years of professional experience in multiple space organizations within the industry and government, in various international environments (Europe, South and North America). He previously held leadership roles in space program management, system engineering and operations, and has been deeply involved in the French space policy consolidation. He has served notably as spacecraft and launch operation manager for CNES at the European Spaceport in French Guiana, system manager for the Galileo navigation program within the European Space Agency in the Netherlands, or satellite and ground mission segment program manager for Thales Alenia Space in Italy and France.

Mr. Maubert graduated as an engineer from the National Higher School of Aeronautics and Space (Supaero) in Toulouse (France) with a Master in Space Telecommunication and System Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montréal (Canada). In 2018, Nicolas won a solo crossing race of the Atlantic Ocean on a rowboat in 42 days from Africa to South America.