11-12 March 2025

London ExCeL


Andrew Stanniland

Chief Executive Officer. Thales Alenia Space

Speaker profile

Andrew has been the Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space in the UK since September 2019. Prior to Thales Alenia Space, Andrew was Vice President of Market Development and Strategy at Inmarsat where he led a global team in delivering the Global Government Business Unit’s strategy, resulting in growth and diversification of customer revenues and geographical reach.

He has a BEng in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London and has over 25 years’ experience in the Space industry, designing and selling complex solutions to government and defence customers across the world. In July of this year, Andrew was elected to the ADS Trade Association Board as VP for Space.




Wednesday 06 March


09:35 - 09:40   |   Keynote Theatre

ADS Introduction

Andrew Stanniland

Chief Executive Officer,
Thales Alenia Space

Thursday 07 March


15:40 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Moving towards a sustainable future in space and setting the scene for a circular economy

Andrew Stanniland

Chief Executive Officer,
Thales Alenia Space

Simon Reid

Managing Director, UK,

Professor Ian Williams

Professor of Applied Environmental Science in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences,
University of Southampton

Miguel Belló Mora

Executive Chair,

Martin Soltau

Co-Chief Executive Officer,
Space Solar

Andrew Faiola

Commercial Director,

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