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Miguel Manteiga Bautista

Miguel Manteiga Bautista is the Galileo Programme Manager, inside the Directorate of Navigation of the European Space Agency. 

Miguel Manteiga Bautista obtained in 1999 his MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Valencia, Spain.  

He also obtained in 2005 an International Executive Master on Business Administration from the IE Business School.  

After spending his early carrier in the field of development and deployment of high-speed telecommunication networks in Telefonica SA, he moved to the ESA Galileo Team in 2001.  

Throughout the last 23 years, he has developed his career in the Galileo Programme, in a wide variety of positions covering all areas of the Galileo environment (space, ground, user, launcher, system, security, operations, project and programme management).  

In 2015, he took over the position of Head of GNSS/Galileo Evolution Programme, he became Galileo Second Generation Project Manager in July 2020 and since 2024 he performs the role of the Head of Galileo Programme Office.

He is responsible for the overall programme-level implementation of Galileo activities at ESA, in close coordination with the European Commission and European GNSS Agency representatives.