Christoph Kautz

Job Title

Deputy Director, Head of Unit DEFIS B1 Secure Connectivity and Space Surveillance


European Commission

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Since September 2021 Mr. Kautz is Deputy to the Director and Head of Unit for Secure
Connectivity and Space Surveillance in DG Defence Industry and Space of the European
Commission. In 2020 he was Head of Unit (acting) for Space Research, Innovation and Startups.
Between 2013 and 2019 Mr Kautz was Deputy Head of Unit for Galileo and EGNOS –
Applications, Security and International Cooperation in DG Internal Market, Industry,
Entrepreneurship & SMEs of the European Commission. Before that and since joining the
Commission in 2000, he held several positions in DG Enterprise & Industry dealing with a
variety of industry and Internal Market issues. Prior to the Commission, he worked for 6
years as public affairs consultant.
Mr. Kautz holds a degree in History and Politics, as well as a Master in European Studies from the College of Europe.
25th Anniversary

World Satellite Business Week

September 12-16, 2022
The Westin Paris – Vendôme

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