6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Matthew Harris

Space Focus Area Lead. QinetiQ

Speaker profile

Matthew Harris is the Space Focus Area Lead for QinetiQ – an innovative space engineering company
that blends mission services, consulting and transformation expertise, and data and technology solutions
to advance National Space enterprise capabilities including space economy and infrastructure
development. He is the Director of Strategy and Governance for Beyond Earth Institute – a public policy
think tank working to create and sustain a legal and policy framework that enables vibrant human
communities beyond Earth. Mr. Harris is a recognized thought leader on space infrastructure development
and the integration of systems into space architectures including off world domains


Wednesday 07 June


15:10 - 16:00   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Preparing for long-term sustainable space exploration missions

Neil Rae

Head of Space,

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting OBE

Executive Chairman

Matthew Harris

Space Focus Area Lead,

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Special Advisor for Political Affairs,
European Space Agency (ESA)

Dr Thomas Clayson

CEO and Co-founder,

Richard Dinan

Pulsar Fusion

Trudy Kortes

Director of Technology Demonstrations,
NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate