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Dr. Mireille Elhajj
Founder & CEO

A catalyst, advisor, and passionate innovator dedicated to advancing intelligent solutions for a better world. Mireille believes in a science-driven analytical approach complemented by intuitive and individualized service for each organization.


As the Founder and CEO of Astraterra, her expertise lies in forming strategic partnerships, managing projects, and driving progress across space, transport, smart cities, infrastructure, and mobility services, while advising and designing optimal solutions with the engineering standards and concept of business.


Mireille is a Senior Honorary Lecturer at Imperial College London, where she previously held various positions within the College, including the Directorship of the Integrated Space Science Engineering Program,  an Advanced Research Fellow at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Security Fellow at The Institute of Security Science and Technology. She was also an external Lecturer lecturing on PNT, CNI, and Security of Infrastructure. 


She has published various scientific papers in Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT), Interference mitigation, and novel integrity monitoring methods for multiple telematics and smart cities applications. Mireille holds a PhD from Imperial College London, where she researched the use of new GPS signals to improve accuracy for surface transport. She has an MSc in Transport Engineering from Imperial College London, an MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management (FAFM) from Exeter University, and a BSc in Business Marketing from the Lebanese American University. Before indulging in Smart Cities and Space, she was a banker in various London Banks and a financial consultant for various London-based family offices and specialist funds. 


Currently, she is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation, a member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) at Imperial College London, and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services. (RTCM)


Mireille is on a mission to pursue Science, Technology, and Innovation with a mindset of inclusion, equity, sustainability, and human-connected Conops.

Dr. Mireille Elhajj