NanoRacks has appointed Veronica La Regina as the Director of Global Engagement (Europe) and she will be directing NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l, an Italian company co-located at ALTEC in Torino.
Ms. La Regina will be moving to Torino along with NanoRacks Head of European Operations, Peter Bak. NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l. officially opened its doors for business on April 1, 2019.
NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l, along with NanoRacks, DreamUp, and soon to be announced companies, are all under the parent company XO Markets, the Holding Company of Space.
Veronica comes to NanoRacks with deep experience in the European aerospace community. Prior to joining NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l, she was a Strategy and Business Development officer at RHEA and appointed at the European Space Agency (ESA) – ESTEC as a Business Innovation Expert of the Commercial Partnerships Initiative for Space Exploration in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration.
She previously worked for ESA’s Technology Transfer Program Office and the Department of International Relations of the Italian Space Agency (ASI). Additionally, she has prior experience at the European Space Policy Institute in Vienna, the International Space University in Strasbourg, Telespazio SpA in Rome, Wave Energy Centre in Lisbon, and as researcher at multiple universities in Europe and in the United States.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering from the Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Rome Tor Vergata , a Master’s Degree in Space Policy from the Italian Society for International Organization, and a degree in law from LUISS – G. Carli. Veronica also pursued PhD Studies in Economics at Milan State University while studying abroad at Toulouse School of Economics and Boston College.
In 2017 she was awarded as a “Leader” by the Italian Branch of the Business Professional Women Network.
In May 2018, NanoRacks announced that NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l. would serve as the business development hub for European and Asian customers, in cooperation with ALTEC and Thales Alenia Space. International customers are already enjoying NanoRacks end-to-end turnkey services and technical advice from Italy.
NanoRacks S.r.l. will be hosting their first event in Italy on May 16th, 2019. The event, called “SPACEGATE” will be a free, day-long event, focused on the Italian pathway to commercial space. With speakers from ESA, Thales Alenia Space, ALTEC, NanoRacks, and numerous real payload users on the International Space Station, and beyond. To RSVP, please follow this link.
Veronica La Regina said that NanoRacks brings a new level of entrepreneurship to the game, and she is ready to feed Europe with the spirit of NanoRacks. She will be accessible to European and Asian customers and to make your dreams in space a reality.