Morena BERNARDINI

New Business Director, Thales Alenia Space

Morena was born in Rome in 1983. She is married to the Italian entrepreneur Paolo Persi del Marmo and she is the happy mom of Lutèce.

Rocket Scientist by education, she had studied at La Sapienza University of Rome and owns a specialization in Astronautic Engineering.

In 2009 after her master thesis she moved to Paris to work for Astrium Space Transportation where she started her carrier as mission analysis engineer for Ariane 5 launcher.

She worked in Strategy at Airbus Defence and Space and she managed the Political Affairs of Airbus Safran Launchers working with double heads for Arianespace before the fusion of the two companies to create Ariane group. 

Beginning of 2017 she joint Thales Alenia Space, the Alliance created by the French and Italian groups Thales and Leonardo. At Thales Alenia Space Morena leads the New Business activities, those businesses the company is betting to prepare its future.

She is a self-confident and smiling woman.