Dr. Jose Achache
Jose Achache is President of ALTYN and Managing Director of AP-Swiss, a joint undertaking of ESA, the European Space Agency, and the Swiss Space Office. He was the Secretariat Director of Global Earth Observation System of Systems from 2005 to 2012. Achache was the first to serve in the position, having taken the post in 2005, when the Group on Earth Observations was established. After 15 years of research in Geophysics, and 15 years of executive management in French and international R&D and space agencies (BRGM, CNES, ESA, GEO), José Achache is now involved in the development of applications and services relying on satellites.