Graduate in nuclear engineering (cum laude) from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She attended the first Summer Session of the International Space University (M.I.T., Boston, USA) becoming a faculty member. Since 1986 she has been working at Thales Alenia Space, Turin, as programme manager of major ESA and ASI activities related to exploration. In the last years she has been Director Marketing & Sales for the ESA Exploration & Science Programs, and Director for System Supplies Operations. Currently, she works in Thales Alenia Space in the Domain Exploration and Science Italy as Director Space Economy Exploration and International Network.
She is involved in different activities promoting the development of young professionals in the space industry.
Women in Aerospace Europe Director + International Academy of Astronautics + IAF Bureau former VP + “Woman of Excellence 2010” by AIDDA and “Stella al Merito del Lavoro” by Italian Republic President
Author of several publications, papers, and reports, and Acta Astronautica Co-Editor.