Responsabile dei rapporti con l’Unione Europea, ASI
Alberto Tuozzi was born in Roma 1957, is married and has two daugthers.
Master Degree cum laude in Electronic Engineering – University of Rome La Sapienza.
Presently Head of the EU Relations Unit in the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and Chair of the European Space Agency Board on Telecommunication (JCB)
Previously Head of Telecommunication and Navigation Division and Acting Chair and Vice Chair of the European GNSS Agency (GSA).
Appointed as Italian National Delegate to ESA PB-NAV (board for satellite navigation acitivies) since 2002 and advisor to the ESA Council.
National Delegate to European Union Space Committee both in the horizontal and Galileo/EGNOS configurations and National representative in the ICG (International Committee on GNSS) under UN COPOUS
He has been working for more than 37 years in the Space Field, firstly in the industrial sector (17 years) and then in the public one, taking responsibilities for large space programme management with particular regard to design, implementation, operations and Strategic Elaboration.
His main activities have been in Space Telecommunication, Satellite Navigation and Space Strategy.
Since October 2022 is appointed as President of the E. Amaldi Foundation
He is currently coordinator for the Italian Space Agency of several relevant space research projects, like use of artificial intelligence, and for the development of space applications for the benefit of citizens.
He has been appointed as National Delegate to ESA JCB, to ESA Industrial Policy Committee, to ESA Programme Board on Earth Observation (PB-EO), to ESA Scientific Programme Committee. and to the EUMETSAT Council.
He has been responsible for the operation of several Italian space missions (Telecommunication, Scientific and Technological missions) and for the ground segment implementation and operations of the ESA ARTEMIS satellite.
On the base of this long experience in the space sector, he also carries out teaching activities in University Masters and is author of several papers and speeches in international conferences.