Jean DAUPHIN

Head of ENS Projects, Airbus

At Airbus since 1982, with experience in equipment production, telecommunication satellites, optical instruments and ENS systems.

Following his national duties as scientific attaché in the French embassy in Germany, he has several occasions to work with Germany, especially spending 3 years in Friedrichshafen, at the creation of former Astrium. His background is engineering, graduated of Ecole Centrale de Paris. Between 2001 and 206 he was head of business development for ENS and participated to the establishment of a strong export business line in Earth Observation, as well as to the creation of the Copernicus programme of the European Commission. In 2006 he became Director of ENS Programmes in France and, in 2017, Director of all ENS Projects. He is board member of Spotimage, now merged in Airbus-DS-Geointelligence, and supporting the formation and development of a worldwide Earth Observation commercial operator.

He was auditor of the Centre des Hautes Etudes pour le Développement Economique (CHEDE) in 2014.

Last but not least, he is a kitesurfing addict.