Dr Paul Bate
Paul Bate has been CEO of the UK Space Agency since September 2021. He leads a team of more
than 250 who provide the R&D funding to use space to increase prosperity across the world, protect
the planet, and to understand the universe.
Prior to space, Paul ran global sales at Babylon Health, which floated on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2021, and built a consultancy business.
Paul was David Cameron’s senior health adviser in Downing Street and led on health targets and
finances in Tony Blair’s Delivery Unit. Paul holds a PhD in Particle Physics.
Wednesday 07 June
10:40 - 11:20 | Keynote Theatre
Keynote Address: Upcoming challenges in Space and the UK’s journey forward
11:20 - 12:10 | Keynote Theatre
PANEL: Fostering the UK space economy
12:30 - 12:50 | Keynote Theatre