Head of Country, Portugal
Alberto de Pedro Crespo graduated in aeronautical engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (1990); he also holds a PDD (“Executive Management Program”) from the IESE Business School.
He kicked off his aeronautics career by working for two years as propulsion engineer in General Electric (USA). He joined GMV in 1993, working on European projects, mainly in the areas of Space Systems Ground Segment and Earth Observation Missions.
In 1995 he was chosen to provide support within the Helios program, moving to the French Space Agency CNES in Toulouse for 5 years.
In 2000, he moved back to the Tres Cantos site to run the Military Programs Section of the Space Systems Division. In December 2001 he was appointed Key Account Manager within the Commercial Department of GMV Aerospace and Defence.
In May 2005 he was made executive director of GMV in Portugal, moving to Lisbon.