Luc Brûlé, Vice-President, Science and Technology
Luc Brûlé was appointed as Vice-President, Science and Technology at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in . He is responsible for the vision and strategies for the implementation of the science and technology programs at the CSA. Previously, as Vice-President and Senior advisor, he was the chief of day-to-day operations at the CSA, monitoring the use of resources, ensuring operations run smoothly and promoting the CSA's science and technology objectives.
Previously, he was Director General of Space Utilization for the CSA. In this position, he was responsible for the overall planning of the Space Utilization Branch, which is tasked with end-to-end implementation of operations related to Earth observation, satellite communications and Sun–Earth system sciences of the CSA space program.
Following a career at the Department of National Defence, Luc joined the CSA in , where he held a number of director positions, the most recent being Director of Space Exploration Development.
With a bachelor's degree in physical engineering and a master's in nuclear engineering, Luc, working in various capacities over the years, has acquired substantial experience with the RADARSAT program.
As manager of the program for the development and successful launch of RADARSAT-2, Luc was responsible for the Technology and Management Applications Directorate for two years.
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