About Lena De Winne
Lena De Winne is the Head of Administration to the Head of Nation of Asgardia - the first in the world history space nation founded by Dr Igor Ashurbeyli.
She holds an MSc in engineering, an MBA, and a PhD in psychology. After fifteen years of a successful career at the European Space Agency (ESTEC, The Netherlands), where she worked in business development, liaison, promotion and education, she published several popular books about space in English and Russian for children and adults, and hosted a television program in Belgium. In 2013 she joined AIRC (airc.at) as a director, where she took on further duties as a director of ROOM, Space Journal of Asgardia. Lena De Winne played a pivotal role in setting up and running Asgardia, and remains as the core of its operation.