Ricardo Conde


Ricardo Conde is a father of two beautiful girls. He graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) – Technical University of Lisbon, with a background in Telecommunications, Radio frequency, and Space and Ground Systems.

Ricardo has more than 30 years of working in the industrial and institutional space sector. He began his professional career in 1991, having been linked to the Aeronautics and Space sector since 1993, having participated in several national and international Space programs, particularly in Space and Ground Segments.

Since 2019, Ricardo has been a member of the board of directors of the Portuguese Space Agency, and in 2020, he was appointed President of the Agency.

He has been participating as a panelist and keynote speaker in several International Space Congresses, particularly on the emerging new space agencies as new actors in Space, Space sustainability, and the role of Space in a sustainable planet.

In 2022, Ricardo was the chairperson of the Eureka Network, the largest international network to promote Science and Innovation for SMEs, during the Portuguese presidency of this international organization.

Currently, he is the Portuguese representative and head of the delegation to the Council of the European Space Agency (ESA), to the Council of European Southern Observatory (ESO), and the Council of the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO).


Eduardo Ferreira


Hugo André Costa

Member of the Board

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