11-12 March 2025

London ExCeL


Anisha Patel

UK Civil Space Key Account Manager. Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

Speaker profile

Anisha Patel is the Key Account Manager for Civil Space at Airbus Defence & Space, driving the development of strategic priorities, capabilities and long term pipeline in the UK. Anisha sets out the vision and strategy for Airbus within the UK space ecosystem, and leads key customer engagement activities. In addition, Anisha is the UKspace Chair of the ESA CMIN25 Working Group, supporting the UK in preparation for the next ESA CMIN cycle.

Before joining Airbus, Anisha led business development activities at the Ocado Group, looking at the use of robotics and automation in the export markets. Anisha also worked at MBDA Missile Systems within systems engineering and new business capacities, focussing on strategies for international technology transfer, export and collaboration opportunities.

Anisha is a Master of Aeronautical Engineering from Loughborough University. She is a yoga enthusiast and enjoys spending time traveling to new places.

Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.


Thursday 07 March


11:00 - 11:30   |   Defence & Space Theatre

Dual Use and the Role that Science Missions Play in the Development of Future National Critical Technologies

Anisha Patel

UK Civil Space Key Account Manager,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

Dr Michael O'Callaghan

Head of Novel Programmes, ,
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

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