Interim Legal Entity: CTAO gGmbH


The main office of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory gGmbH (CTAO gGmbH) is located in Bologna, Italy, but the interim office of its legal entity is located in Heidelberg, Germany. The current addresses and contact details are as follows: 


Via Piero Gobetti 93/3
40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 6357-200
PEC (certified email address): 


Saupfercheckweg 1
69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Commercial register: HRB 720310, Local Court Mannheim 

VAT Identification Number: DE 296943397 


Managing Director: Federico Ferrini

Designated Director General of the CTAO ERIC: Stuart McMuldroch

Project Manager: Wolfgang Wild

Project Scientist: Roberta Zanin

CTAO General Contact:

Alba Fernández-Barral

CTAO Outreach, Education and Communication Officer


Public Website Inquiries:

Internal CTAO Portal Help Desk: