11-12 March 2025

London ExCeL


Nik Smith

Regional Director UK & Europe. Lockheed Martin UK SPACE

Speaker profile

Nik Smith is the Lockheed Martin Space UK Regional Director for UK and Europe, overseeing the company’s activity in region and leading on strategy and business growth.

Nik joined Lockheed Martin Space in 2015, taking a position in the Military Space division. Prior to that he had served for 16 years in the Royal Air Force fulfilling a range of roles in space operations, information technology, information policy, acquisition, cyber and C4ISR capability. His last post before joining Lockheed Martin was as a member of the British Defence Staff in the British Embassy in Washington DC, supporting the bilateral US-UK military relationship related to C4ISR, Cyber and Space.

Lockheed Martin UK SPACE

Lockheed Martin UK SPACE



Thursday 07 March


13:40 - 14:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Harmonising Space Security and Orbital Responsibility: The interplay of defence space capabilities and sustainable practices

Neil Rae

Head of Space,

Prof Nicolas Peter

International Space University

Dr Rory Holmes

UK Managing Director,

Nik Smith

Regional Director UK & Europe,
Lockheed Martin UK SPACE

Chris White-Horne

Deputy CEO and Chief Delivery Officer,
UK Space Agency

Louis Head

International Co-Lead, Space Exploration and Innovation,
DLA Piper

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