When informed of the results, Anthony had this to say:
I am incredibly honoured and grateful to be elected as the next Co-Chair for SGAC. Thank you for this invaluable opportunity to lead our truly amazing organisation. For me, the opportunities, peer support, and community offered by SGAC are what helped launch my space career. My seven years with SGAC have been a transformative experience and my goal is to share this opportunity with everyone who is passionate about space around the world. I am looking forward to working with our Regional Coordinators, Executive Committee and each and every member of SGAC towards our shared passion for space. I also want to thank Arnau for his excellent leadership over the last 3 years and look forward to working closely with Harriet, Davide and Valentina. My door is always open and I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas. I believe there is a great deal that we can achieve together towards our vision of “Space for All”.
Arnau Pons, Former Chair and Election Officer mentioned:
I would like to congratulate Anthony on his election as Co-Chair of SGAC. Anthony has developed an extensive experience in SGAC from a variety of positions, which have prepared him for this new endeavour. I believe Anthony will bring fresh ideas and experience to the Co-Chair position and I am completely sure that the organisation will be in good hands under this new leadership!
Harriet Brettle, current Chair, had this to say:
I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Anthony on his election as SGAC co-chair! Anthony has gained extensive SGAC experience from numerous roles within the organisation. His clear vision of “Space for All” aligns with SGAC’s mission to support, empower, and connect students and young professionals across the globe and will take SGAC to new heights. I’m very excited for Anthony to join the SGAC leadership as co-chair and I’m very much looking forward to our work together!
Davide Petrillo current Executive Director, added:
I would like to express my warmest congratulations to Anthony on this well deserved success with his election as SGAC Co-Chair. I had the pleasure to work together with Anthony since 2016 through different avenues and he has always shown outstanding leadership skills being extremely supportive for the benefit of the SGAC members. I am extremely looking forward to working together with Anthony as part of the SGAC Leadership. I am sure we will accomplish great things together for the benefit of our Students and Young Professionals from all over the World.
Valentina Luchetti, current Operations Manager, had this to say:
Despite having been the Operations Manager for SGAC for just a few weeks, I have already seen the incredible amount of activities Anthony is involved in. I truly think that thanks to his expertise, commitment and professionalism, Anthony, together with Harriet, will bring SGAC to the next level. I congratulate Anthony on this election result and I wish him all the best in his new role.