6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Lucy Kennedy

CEO. Spottitt

Speaker profile

Lucy Kennedy is co-founder and CEO of Spottitt, an innovative Oxford based company which is pioneering the use of satellite derived monitoring services for owners of critical infrastructure. 2014 Lucy has taken Spottitt from idea, through successful development grant funding from the European Space Agency, to providing their clients with a growing range of commercial services. Her early career, post Masters in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University encompassed 16 years of project and operations management within FMCG engineering & manufacturing, followed by consulting all across Western Europe. Lucy would describe herself as somebody who has ‘grown into’, as opposed to being ‘born into’ entrepreneurship. She has a patient husband and 3 less patient children.


Thursday 08 June


13:40 - 14:30   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Commercialisation and democratisation of earth observation

Andy Bennett

Knowledge Transfer Manager ‑ Space,
Innovate UK KTN

Andre Ronsoehr

Investment Principal,
Seraphim Space

Lucy Kennedy


Geraldine Naja

Director of Commercialisation, Industry and Competitiveness,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Alan Bettridge

Chief Commercial Officer,
Satellite Vu

Professor John Remedios

National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO)