Professional Title: Team Leader (Human and Robotic Exploration)
Companies and organisations: European Space Agency (ESA)
Session: Inspiration Beyond Low Earth Orbit: Human Research at the European Space Agency
Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration Programmes, Jennifer joined the Agency’s Life Sciences Unit in 2006 as a young graduate trainee (YGT). She continued her work in the unit as a contractor for six months until she became staff there. In 2012, Jennifer became head of the Life Sciences Unit, and since 2018 she has occupied the position of SciSpace team leader. As team leader in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration, she is responsible for coordinating ESA’s ground-based and space-based (e.g. International Space Station) science activities in the areas of human research, biology and physical sciences.