Aude Vignelles is Executive Director, Program and Capability of the Australian Space Agency, where Aude has oversight of setting up our technology roadmap and delivering against it.
Aude is a space and aeronautics engineer (graduating from ENSICA, Toulouse) starting her career at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands. Aude has 25 years of experience in delivering large and complex programs embracing the introduction of new technology in the telecommunication, space and media industries.
Aude has been living in Australia for the past 18 years and her main professional activities here have been within Foxtel, Austar, Telstra, and Technicolor, with senior and executive roles. Aude has never lost her passion for space, she is a strong advocate for Australia to develop and increase their space activities.
Aude contributed to the Australian Space capability through White Papers, events, conferences with the flourishing start up community in Australia, and promotion for Women in Space and Engineering at universities.
Aude most recently worked for National Broadband Network (NBN) as the National Manager of Satellite Operations.