6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Dr Craig Brown

Investment Director.

Speaker profile

Craig is UKSA’s Investment Director, responsible for our innovation and levelling up priorities, and
owns the Catalysing Investment value proposition. This role will forge strong relationships with
space investors, suppliers and customers, create opportunities to bring new investment and revenue
into the sector, and lead the delivery of Agency programmes.

Prior to this, Craig worked at SatixFy UK, where he helped grow the company from an SME to a
public firm, spent five years as Innovation Lead for Space at Innovate UK, and six years at Airbus
Defence and Space.

Craig holds a PhD from Leicester University. He is an active member of the UK space community
and leads the equality, diversity, and inclusion work for the Space Skills Advisory Panel.


Thursday 08 June


14:40 - 15:30   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: LEO, MEO, and GEO: Building a multi-orbit enterprise future

Dr Joanna Hart

Space Partnership Director,
Space Partnership

Craig Miller

President, Government Systems,
Viasat, Inc.

Chris Moore CBE

Air Vice-Marshal (Retired), Vice President Defence & Security & Chief Information Security Officer,

Professor Stephen Hobbs

Professor of Space Sensing and Systems,
Cranfield University

Dr Junayd Miah

Science Adviser – C4 ISR,
UK Space Command

Dr Craig Brown

Investment Director


15:40 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Creating new economies in space

Doron Zauer

General Partner,
Earth & Beyond Ventures

Sam Adlen

Chief Strategy Officer,
Satellite Applications Catapult

Simon Reid

Managing Director, UK,

Elizabeth Seward

Head of Space Strategy & Future Business,
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

Dr Craig Brown

Investment Director

Nikolai Khlystov

Lead for Future of Space,
World Economic Forum