6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

Speakers

Dr Paul Bate

CEO.

Speaker profile

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.

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Wednesday 07 June

10:40

10:40 - 11:20   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address: Upcoming challenges in Space and the UK’s journey forward

Dr Paul Bate


CEO

Rebecca Evernden


Director for Space,
Department of Science, Innovation and Technology

11:20

11:20 - 12:10   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Fostering the UK space economy

Giacomo Gatto


Associate Partner,
McKinsey and Company

Dr Paul Bate


CEO

Doug Liddle


CEO,
In‑Space Missions Ltd

David Morris


UK Government Space Advisor

Rebecca Evernden


Director for Space,
Department of Science, Innovation and Technology

12:30

12:30 - 12:50   |   Keynote Theatre

Space Technology Exploitation Program (STEP) Award Announcement

Dr Paul Bate


CEO

Kevin Craven


CEO

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