6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Dr Rory Holmes

Managing Director. ClearSpace UK

Speaker profile

Rory currently leads ClearSpace’s UK subsidiary and is a member of ClearSpace Group’s Executive Management Team.

Rory has over 15+ years’ experience in the space industry, working both at manufactures and operators, delivering programs for both commercial and institutional customers (ESA, UKSA, CNES):

  • Technical Program Manager at Google Loon – managing software development activities for cutting-edge network management solutions to satcom customers.
  • Program Manager at OneWeb – leading a portfolio of programs developing the next-generation technologies for the OneWeb constellation.
  • Program Manager at Honeywell – managing a portfolio of technology developments programs delivering RF hardware for satellite missions.

Rory achieved a Master of Physics degree from Oxford University, a PhD from the University of Heidelberg and the Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation.

ClearSpace UK


Thursday 08 June


11:30 - 12:20   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Space Sustainability: Building on SSA Capabilities and debris mitigation strategies

Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib

Academic Director,
eSpace Centre

Nicolas Peter

Professor of the Practice in Space Policy and International Affairs,
International Space University

Dr Rory Holmes

Managing Director,
ClearSpace UK

Andrew Faiola

Commercial Director,
Astroscale Ltd