6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Neil Rae

Head of Space. KPMG UK

Speaker profile

Neil works in KPMG’s Technology Strategy practice, working in Defence & Aerospace and, in particular, as the UK lead in KPMG’s global Space Team. Before KPMG, Neil spent a decade at Boeing, where he held a number of roles, including Chief Engineer on a £1bn programme and Strategic Relationship Manager for their Information Services business. Neil has also worked at Deloitte, as a technology consultant and was a Vice President at JPMorgan. Neil spent 11 years in the British Army as an engineer, where he served in Armoured, Airborne and Commando environments with operational experience in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a keen piper.


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