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Aarti Holla-Mani

Aarti Hola-Maini is an Indian-origin British-Belgian satellite industry expert who was appointed as the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

Wiki/Biography

He enrolled at King’s College London, where he studied Anglo-German Law (1988–1992). From 1990 to 1991, he pursued a Diploma in German Law at the University of Passau, Germany. Thereafter, he joined the Law University in Moorgate, England for the Legal Practice Course (1992–1993). He did MBA exchange program at NYU Stern School of Business in New York, USA from 1995 to 1996. He obtained his MBA from HEC Paris in Jouy-en-Josas, France. In 2021, he did an executive space course at the International Space University Illkirch-Gräfenstaden, France. She later moved to Brussels with her husband and children.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx): 5′ 5″

Hair Color: brown

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Aarti Maini belongs to a Punjabi family.

parents and siblings

There is not much information about his parents and siblings.

husband and children

Aarti Holla-Maini is married to Rogier Holla, who is Dutch. He works at the European Commission in Brussels. Together, they have three sons. The names of his two sons are Sameer Holla and Satyam Holla.

    Aarti Holla-Maini with her husband and children

Aarti Holla-Maini with her husband and children

livelihood

In September 1993, she joined the Pritchard Englefield law firm as a trainee attorney; He worked there till 1995. He qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in the UK in 1995. In January 1997, he began working at Daimler-Benz Aerospace/EADS (now Airbus) in Germany. In 2000, she moved to Munich, Brussels to represent Airbus’ interests in the European satellite navigation program: Galileo. In May 2004, he resigned from Airbus as Business Development Manager. In September 2004, she joined the EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA), which was rebranded as the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA) in 2021, and retired as its Secretary General in January 2023. At GSOA, Aarti led its expansion from a European association. One that represents the interests of 22 global and regional satellite operators.

(L-R) to Aarti Holla-Maini, General Secretary, GSOA;  Rwanda's Minister of ICT, Paula Ingbire;  and the Director General of the RSA, Colonel Francis Ngabo

From left to right, Aarti Holla-Maini, General Secretary, GSOA; Rwanda’s Minister of ICT, Paula Ingbire; and the Director General of the RSA, Colonel Francis Ngabo

In September 2004, she became the founding president of Orbitz Consulting in Brussels. Orbitz Consulting provides consulting services to clients in the space and satellite industry. In April 2023, she became Executive Vice President of Sustainability, Policy and Impact at Northstar Earth & Space in Brussels. Aarti has rich experience in various roles related to space. He has served as a member of the WEF Global 5G Coalition Network, the WEF Essential Digital Infrastructure and Services Network, and WEF’s Global Future Council on Space. She has also been a member of the Advisory Group for the Space Sustainability Rating, which is managed by eSpace at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Space Center. Additionally, she has been a part of the Advisory Board of the Satellite Industry Association of India. He has served as Senior Space Policy Advisor at Forum Europe and as Expert Advisor on Space Traffic Management for the European Union Study from 2021 to 2023. He was instrumental in the development of the Crisis Connectivity Charter in 2015. This charter focuses on emergency telecommunications via satellite with the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the World Food Programme.

Aarthi Holla-Maini as Moderator of the Ministerial Coalition for Digital Nations 2023

Aarthi Holla-Maini as Moderator of the Ministerial Coalition for Digital Nations 2023

On 26 June 2023, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Arti Holla-Maini of the United Kingdom as the Director of the Vienna-based United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). UNOOSA is an office of the United Nations Secretariat that works to promote international cooperation in the peaceful uses and exploration of space and the use of space science and technology for sustainable economic and social development.

facts/common sense

  • He is multilingual and is fluent in English, French, German and Punjabi languages. He also has a general knowledge of the Dutch language.
  • He was named one of the Faces of Satellite for 2014 by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.
  • He holds British and Belgian nationalities.

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