History

The Colombian Space Agency AEC is a non-profit organization of private origin, created with the purpose of articulating the private sector, academia and governments in favor of the development of the aerospace technologies and services industry in Colombia.

The agency began operations on October 4, 2017, in commemoration of world space day and in October 2018 it was appointed as an official member of the International Federation of Astronautics IAF, for its acronym in English. Its founder is the PHd. Pilar Zamora Acevedo.

The board of directors is made up of interdisciplinary organizations from different economic sectors such as the National Planning Department, the Colombian Mercantile Exchange, the French Embassy and the Colombian Aeronautical Industry Corporation CIAC, among others.

Purpose

Create an aerospace vision that allows Colombia to evolve in the application and development of satellite technologies, with the aim of promoting productivity, efficiency, growth and integration of the various sectors of the economy and thus contribute to the construction of a country more inclusive, prosperous, eco-friendly and advanced.

How?, Articulating the public, private and academic sectors under a dynamic of innovation and constant evolution.

Board of Directors

AEC was appointed an official member of the International Astronautical Federation - IAF.

Pilar Zamora Acevedo

Executive director

Executive Director and founder of the Colombian Space Agency of private initiative, she has more than 15 years of experience in the public, private and academic sectors, holding managerial positions in companies such as ANI, FNA and the IDB, among other positions.

In her academic career, she has obtained degrees such as: Doctorate in Law with an emphasis in Financial Law from the Sergio Arboleda University; Master in Law with Cum Laude thesis from Sergio Arboleda University and Master in International contracts with the Government of the People's Republic of China, among others.

Gustavo-Gaviria (1)

Gustavo Gaviria

CEO
Vision of Values

German Puerta

German Puerta

Culture and Science Promoter

Rafael-Mejia (1)

Rafael Mejia

Former president
Colombian Mercantile Exchange

Gautier Mignot

Gautier Mignot

Ambassador
Embassy of France in Colombia

Flavio Ulloa

Flavio Ulloa

Former president
Colombian Aeronautical Industry Corporation

Jose Javier Perez

José Javier Pérez

Former Vice Minister
Colombian Ministry of Defense

Maria Rodriguez (1)

María Concepción Rodríguez

Defense Attaché
Embassy of France in Colombia

Strategic allies

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