Isabella Mazza

Head of Contract Management Section
Copernicus Department, Copernicus Contract Management Section

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Summary: 

Isabella holds a M.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering (Polytechnic of Milan, 2013) and  she joined ECMWF in 2018. She is Contract Management Officer in the Copernicus Services Department, she is part of the team which is responsible for the negotiations of new contracts and for ensuring the compliance with the contractual arrangements of signed contracts.

Professional interests: 
  • Copernicus Programme
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • EO Business Development
  • Climate Change
  • Natural Disasters Management
Career background: 

Education:

M.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. Polytechnic of Milan (2013). Thesis on “Hydrogeological study of the drainage processes induced by tunnel excavation in anisotropic rock masses”.

B.Sc. in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering. Polytechnic of Milan (2010). Thesis on “Tests of kinematic GPS positioning accuracy in urban areas”.

Professional Experience:

2018 - present: Contract Management Officer in Copernicus Services Department, ECMWF (UK)

2017: GIS consultant and Project Manager, EO downstream SMEs (Italy, Austria, Netherlands)

2016: Deputy Facility Manager, European Space Agency, ECSAT (UK)

2014 - 2016: Project Manager (Young Graduate Programme), European Space Agency, ESRIN (Italy)

External recognitions: 

Certifications:

Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner – APMG International