24 May 2023
Cristina Leone confirmed as head of the National Aerospace Technology Cluster with a new three-year mandate
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Cristina Leone confirmed as President of the CTNA with a new three-year mandate.

Cristina Leone is SVP Projects, Grants and Agencies within Leonardo’s Technical and Innovation Directorate and has also been nominated as one of the Inspiring Fifty: the fifty most influential women in the world of technology in our country.

In recent years he has brilliantly led the CTNA by carrying out innovation initiatives for the supply chain and broadening its range of action by involving the world of schools with the aim of spreading aerospace culture.

With a turnover of approximately 17 billion euros and an employment pool of approximately 230,000 employees, the Italian Aerospace, Defense and Security sector is sixth in the world and fourth in Europe and represents the largest manufacturing sector in Italy in the field of high-performance integrated systems. technology. “The task of the Cluster – explained Cristina Leone – is to involve the entire supply chain, from large players to new start-ups, in programmatic initiatives that can be reflected in national and European policies. A fundamental part of this action is to communicate the importance of Italian aerospace and the activities to support training in order to contribute to the growth of skills, bring the entire ecosystem on board and increase the competitiveness of the sector. New challenges and great opportunities await us in the immediate future which we are ready to seize.”