The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) supports the EU's goal of maximising return on investment in global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in terms of:
It ensures that Europe meets its GNSS objectives and that the public benefits from European geostationary navigation overlay systems (EGNOS) and Galileo.
Its specific tasks are:
To accomplish this, the GSA:
The GSA’s management team, headed by its Executive Director,reports to an Administrative Board comprising:
There is also a Security Accreditation Board with a similar make-up.
Its Administrative Board approves its annual work programme, based on the strategy established by the European GNSS Programmes Committee. Under detailed delegation agreements, the European Commission delegates responsibility for performing specific tasks relating to one or both of the GNSS programmes.
There are internal and external target groups.