Marie -Anne CLAIR became the CNES Director for Orbital System in January 2017.
She started her career in 1983 at CNES as research engineer. She held various position on the different fields of intervention of space activities: Launchers, scientific programs, Myriade micro-satellite family, stratospheric balloons. She acquired through this professional course a solid experience in all areas of space. She is graduated of the EPF and ESTA engineer school.