Currently , Claude is the Head of Application and European Mission Operations Division.
This Division, as part of CNES Toulouse Centre’s Operation Department, is in charge of the preparation of operations, Launch and Early Orbit Phase, deployment and maintenance of science, applications and European satellites. Throughout these phases, the division runs and/or coordinates space segment operations to guarantee the availability of the data collection for these missions. The division is also responsible to conduct end-of-life operations including technological experiments and platforms decommissioning activities.
He directly manages or coordinates a multidisciplinary staff of c.a. 50 people) in charge of these operations and preparatory phases. Seasoned engineer and manager involved in many programmes.