New ESA Industrial Ombudsmen appointed
As of 1 January 2019, Eros Pittarelli takes over the role of Industrial Ombudsman for ESA. He replaces Jack Bosma who is now available as his Alternate, performing this role on a case-by-case basis when the ombudsman is unable to perform his duties.
Please always contact first the Industrial Ombudsman.
Eros Pittarelli graduated in Industrial Chemistry, his early activities were in the domain of solid and liquid propulsion. Since 1978, he has acquired a long-standing experience in the space programmes, implemented in various national and international companies and Agencies.
He has been an ESA staff member from 1989 to 2015. He has covered a number of senior positions in ESA programmes and at ESA corporate level, until the position of Head of Industrial Policy and Auditing Department. Moreover he has actively contributed to the various aspects of the procurement reforms, in particular the SME Initiative.
Jack Bosma, was appointed as Alternate of the ESA Industrial Ombudsman on 1 January 2019.
Jack Bosma has been the ESA Industrial Ombudsman from 2013 to 2018. He has been an ESA staff member from 1975 to 2012. He is a physicist and engineer by training.
He has covered a number of senior positions in ESA programmes and at ESA corporate level. He completed his active career in the role of ESA Inspector General, responsible for all ESA reviews, chairing major tender evaluations and having performed numerous independent investigations into ESA programmes.
Eros Pittarelli, Industrial Ombudsman for ESA
Via della Giuliana 27
Mobile:+33 6 07 89 06 00
Jack Bosma, Alternate of the Industrial Ombudsman for ESA
2231 JZ Rijnsburg
Tel: +31 714081804
Mobile : +31652598140
ESA Industrial Ombudsman Terms of Reference