Prof. Ginati joined the European Space Agency (ESA, ESTEC) in 2000 as Head of the Earth Observation Future Programmes Department. He was in charge of the EO future programmes, Earth science Explorer missions (Earth Observation Envelope Programme, EOEP), Earth applications missions’ preparation (EUMETSAT, MTG and post EPS) and GMES (sentinels future missions) and EO instruments pre-development for future missions. From June 2006 to February 2009 he was special adviser to ESA Director General, Head of the Inter Directorate Taskforce responsible for the initiation and development of the Integrated Applications Promotion (IAP) programme. The aim of the IAP is to improve competence synergy between different ESA Directorates, to establish partnership with European stakeholders and to create a new programme for Integrated Space Applications.
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