Dr. Tanya Scalia Aerospace Engineering MSc and PhD in Aeronautic & Space Technologies. She joined Avio in 2002 (formerly FiatAvio), worldwide leader in the aerospace industry, as a rocket propulsion project engineer in the Space Propulsion Design Unit, where she mainly worked on Ariane 5 and Vega solid rocket motors performances and mass budgets. In 2005, she joined D’Appolonia SpA (Rina Consulting from 2016), an engineering consultancy company, as Project Manager, and worked in Aerospace& Defence industrial projects. In particular, she was deeply involved in the European Space Agency Technology Transfer Programme, as a technology broker. She also worked on the coordination and management of research projects funded by European Framework Programmes and also had the opportunity of evaluating H2020 proposals for REA (Research Executive Agency) as an independent expert. She joined the Italian Aerospace Agency (ASI) in 2019 in the Innovation & New Space Economy Unit.