6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


Professor John Remedios

Director. National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO)

Speaker profile

Professor John Remedios is Director of the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), operated since 2014 through the Earth Observation Science group at the University of Leicester. He is a Physicist but has collaborated across Chemistry, Geography and Biology. His experience is in satellite systems and data for observing the Earth over nearly 40 years working with scientists and with industry: climate, land and ocean temperatures, air pollution and atmospheric gases, land-atmosphere coupling and EO data algorithms. He is currently providing leadership roles for the UK EO Climate Information Service, the EO Data Hub and the UK net-zero verification project GEMMA. Professor Remedios serves as an adviser to government (UK Space Agency, DSIT and Defra), particularly through advisory committees, Space4Climate, the UK international GEO/CEOS office and he supports the Space Partnership. The NCEO’s major stakeholder is the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), within United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI).

National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO)


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)