11-12 March 2025

London ExCeL


Simon Reid

Managing Director, UK. D-ORBIT

Speaker profile

Simon Reid is Managing Director of the UK branch of D-Orbit, where he is responsible for leading D-Orbit’s business and technology development in the UK.

Simon is a business and technical manager with a solid information technology background and 30 years of experience in the space industry, developing system architecture and operational software systems for clients such as European Space Agency, Eumetsat, Eutelsat, Galileo & the UK Space Agency.

Simon joined D-Orbit in mid-2019 because, in his words, “D-Orbit is a truly interdisciplinary space company with capabilities that cover the whole lifetime of a space mission.” His goal is to contribute to the growth of the UK space industry by identifying and pursuing its untapped potential.



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Thursday 07 March


15:40 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Moving towards a sustainable future in space and setting the scene for a circular economy

Andrew Stanniland

Chief Executive Officer,
Thales Alenia Space

Simon Reid

Managing Director, UK,

Professor Ian Williams

Professor of Applied Environmental Science in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences,
University of Southampton

Miguel Belló Mora

Executive Chair,

Martin Soltau

Co-Chief Executive Officer,
Space Solar

Andrew Faiola

Commercial Director,

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