On 16 October 2020, Rodrigo da Costa took up his duties as Executive Director of the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), formerly the European GNSS Agency (GSA). Prior to this, he was the Galileo Services Programme Manager from March 2017.
Before joining EUSPA, Rodrigo da Costa held several senior project management, business development, and institutional key account management positions in the space industry, in the areas of human space flight, exploration, launchers and R&D.
Rodrigo da Costa holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the “Instituto Superior Tecnico” in Lisbon, a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Delft, and an MBA from the EuroMBA consortium of Business Schools.
Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director, European Union Space Programme Agency (Portugal)
Martin Hlaváček, Member of the European Parliament (Czech Republic)
Lukáš Kintr, Director, National Cyber and Information Security Agency (Czech Republic)
Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice, European Commission (Belgium)