Indian-origin Aarti Holla-Maini to head UN's Outer Space Affairs

June 29, 2023 03:31 AM

Indian-origin satellite industry expert Aarti Holla-Maini will take over as Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in Vienna.

She has been appointed to the post by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Aarti, who belongs to UK, will succeed Simonetta Di Pippo.

She is a member of the advisory board of the SatCom Industry Association of India.

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