Administration

Lena De Winne Head of Administration to the Head of Nation

Lena De Winne

Head of Administration to the Head of Nation

Personal Information:

Full Name:
Lena De Winne
Born:23 January, 1969
Birthplace:Moscow, USSR
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship:Belgian, Dutch
Languages:Russian, English, Dutch

Education

Professional Experience:

  • Dec 2019 - present
    Head of Administration to the Head of Nation
  • Apr 2019 - Dec 2019
    Minister of Information and Communications
  • Sep 2017 - Apr 2019
    Deputy Head of Administration to the Head of Nation
  • 2013 - 2019
    NGO Asgardia – CEO, Vice-President
    Asgardia Independent Research Center, Director
    ROOM: The Space Journal, Director
  • 2009 - 2013
    Author of books and articles about space, in particular
    2010 — “My Countdown” (published in 4 languages)
    2012 — “My father is a Cosmonaut”
    2013 — “Space Alphabet”
    Gave public lectures on human space flight in different countries
  • 2010-2012
    Belgian national TV channel “Canvas”. Host and presenter of the program “Russia for Beginners”
  • 1993 - 2009
    European Space Agency (ESA) (contracted full-time by Booz*Allen&Hamilton)
    - Project management for ISS promotion and education
    - Project management for ISS commercial development
    - International Liaison

Public Activities:

UNICEF Belgium WaSH campaign support
All author’s book fees are donated to WaSH
Beautiful ABC (After Breast Cancer) Foundation – member of the board
Doll Parade – art dolls fund in support of sick children, volunteer