Dr. Marc Serres has been appointed CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency in September 2018. He is the Head of the Luxembourg Delegation at the European Space Agency (ESA) and represents the country in the Council of ESA. Before joining the Ministry of the Economy in 2013 as Head of Space Affairs, Mr Serres managed the relations with ESA at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research as industrial policy officer during 8 years. These functions as civil servant have been preceded by 5 years of experience in the satellite communications antenna manufacturing industry within the company HITEC Luxembourg S.A., first as Project Engineer and finally as Chief Engineer for satcom products development. He holds a PhD in optoelectronics and a Master in electrical engineering with specialty in microwave frequencies, both from the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. Marc Serres is a Luxembourg national.