Dr Muriel Hooghe works in the Spectrum Management and Development EMEA team at SES and is responsible for spectrum management and ITU-related activities with focus on orbital assignment and spectrum utilisation issues. The team develops and maintains relationships with key regulatory bodies and industry groups to promote and defend the position of SES in regional and international meetings such as the World Radio Conference.
Prior to her current role, Muriel has held roles in the Contingency and Transition Planning and the Flight Dynamics teams at SES, where she was involved in station-keeping and collocation of the SES satellite fleet. She holds an engineering degree from the Free University of Brussels and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis. Since 2019, Muriel lectures Space Project Management for the Interdisciplinary Space Master.