Marc Paganini is a technical officer of the European Space Agency (ESA). He belongs to the Science, Application and Climate Department of the ESA Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. He has more than 25 years of experience in Earth Observation satellite missions. His responsibilities are to elaborate, organise and manage novel EO applications and information services, with the objective to provide user communities with reliable, timely and continuous information about the Earth and its environment. His main field of expertise is the exploitation of satellite data for environmental governance and sustainable development. Marc Paganini represents ESA in a number of multilateral environmental agreements such as the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the Ramsar Conventions on Wetlands as well as the 2030 Agenda on sustainable development.