Luc Piguet is the CEO and Co-Founder of ClearSpace, a ground-breaking initiative based in Switzerland to clear up Space debris. ClearSpace provides in-orbit services to support institutions and commercial operators in accomplishing their space missions safely and sustainably.
Luc found the company in 2018 with the vision to create a new space business model by shaping space sustainability. With his genuine interests in micro-electronics, he studied at HEIG-VD, at EPFL for a master of Scienece, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and at Standford University Graduate School of Business for an executive business program.
He also has a seat at ESA NewSpace Advisory Board (NAB), composed of industrial representatives advising ESA Director General on the required evaluation of the Agency’s role and approach and on the set-up of measures and policies to stimulate a commercial European space sector.
His forward-thinking mindset and his leadership have proven his success in global business, especially Latin America and Europe regions. He is fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.