Chief Technical Officer
Roland Lagier is Arianespace’s Chief Technical Officer.
Lagier began his carrier with Aerospatiale in 1982 and joined Arianespace in 1997 as Head of the Environment and Structures Department. In 1999, he was named Vice President – Systems, covering mission analysis and procurement of the mission-specific “upper composite” for launchers on each Arianespace mission.
In 2010, Lagier became the Vice President of Engineering and deputy to the Arianespace Senior Vice President – Technical, assisting in ensuring the coherence and technical viability of Ariane, Soyuz and Vega launch systems operated by Arianespace. He subsequently was Senior Vice President of Technical and Quality – a position that brought together the company’s Quality and Chief Technical Officer functions.
Roland Lagier holds a degree from the French IPSA engineering school.