Mònica Roca i Aparici

President, Cambra de Comerç of Barcelona

Master's degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Founder, in 2006, and General Director of isardSAT group. Based in Catalonia and the UK, isardSAT is a research SME in the field of Earth observation through the processing of satellite sensors data. Mònica is a Senior Engineer and Scientist with more than twenty-five years of experience in all the aspects of Altimetry From 1995 to 2004 she worked at the European Space Agency (ESA) at its technical centre, ESTEC , in Noordwijk (Netherlands), where she was responsible for the altimeter radar system aboard the European satellite EnviSat. She was a PhD candidate from 1997 at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Mònica and isardSAT have received several awards, such as the recent “Salvà i Campillo” Award for Entrepreneurship awarded by the Catalan Association of Telecommunications Engineers and the Official College of Computer Engineering of Catalonia in 2018, Since March 2021, she is the president of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and vice-president of the General Council of Chambers of Commerce of Catalonia

Barcelona Observatory: 20 years of analysing and promoting the city’s international positioning

Tuesday, March 28

12:00 h - 13:30 h

Auditori Disseny Hub Barcelona