Clelia Iacomino is a Junior Fellow of the multidisciplinary research laboratory on the evolution of the space economy (SEE Lab) at the SDA Bocconi School of Management. She coordinated relevant international researches related to the economic sustainability of important space projects. She was part of the organizing team of important international events and workshops. Furthermore, she supported some training activities such as the Capacity Building courses in collaboration with UNOOSA (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs).
Her research activities are focused on analysis of main political and economic international aspect in the global space market. Previously, she worked as Research Fellow at European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna, seconded by Italian Space Agency (ASI) where she developed space business analysis skills in the European and international context. Her main study was focused on the Potential Contributions of Commercial Actors to Space Exploration , partnership (PPPs) schemes and other new mechanisms to engage the commercial actors. Clelia worked as strategic business analyst at Thales Alenia Space in Strategic Business Intelligence department in Rome, where she analysed the global space market and supported the activities of the department, through the development of new models with the objective to consolidate the Collective Innovation Intelligence. Finally, Clelia co-founded the association Space School with the aim to promote and organize training programs that transfer the Space Economy knowledge in schools.
She earned a Degree in Political Science - International Relations. After her university studies, Clelia attended the Master in Space Institutions and Policies at SIOI (Società Italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale) in Rome. Thanks to this Master, she gained a specialized background and professional training in the field of Space Institutions and Policies, in particular in economic, technical and scientific, industrial, international relations and legal disciplines.