Hugo André Costa

Member of the Board

Hugo André Costa is an Executive Board Member at the Portuguese Space Agency. Hugo Costa is currently the national representative at the Committee of Outer Space Affairs at UNOOSA, at the European Commission, ESA Council, and acts as Chairman of the International Relations Committee at ESA. During his time at the Portuguese Space Agency, Mr. Costa successfully chaired the council working group in preparation for the Space Council in 2021 and led the working group of the space component of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council achieving the conference manifesto “The Lisbon Manifesto on EO for Africa and Europe”.

Before joining the agency, he worked at EUMETSAT in the Copernicus Programme Office. He also had experience in the space industry both in Space and Ground Segment in Spain and Germany.

Hugo André Costa was born and raised in the north of Portugal and has a bachelor’s in physics from Minho University. His love for space took him to Strasbourg to study a Master in Space Studies at the International Space University and later an MBA at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He is currently a PhD student at ISCSP.


Ricardo Conde


Eduardo Ferreira


Ana Sousa

Administrative Coordinator

António Sousa Franco


Carolina Rêgo Costa

Legal Officer

Carolina Sá

Earth Observation Officer

Diogo Pereira

Logistics & Events Officer

Filipa Lourenço

Space Transportation Officer

Goretti Lopes

Executive Assistant

Hermínia Saraiva

Communications Officer

Inês d’Ávila

Space Safety & Space Transportation Officer

Joan Alabart

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Space Exploration Officer

Luís Serina

Industrial Policy & Technology Officer

Marta Gonçalves

Science & Education Officer

Mónica Reis

Internal Operations Manager

Nuno Gomes

Communication Officer

Pedro Coimbra

Education Officer

Pedro Costa


Ricardo Gaspar

Operational Assistant

Tiago Peres

Satellite Communication & Navigation Officer