6-7 March 2024

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre


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.


Thursday 08 June


15:40 - 16:30   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Creating new economies in space

Doron Zauer

General Partner,
Earth & Beyond Ventures

Sam Adlen

Chief Strategy Officer,
Satellite Applications Catapult

Simon Reid

Managing Director, UK,

Elizabeth Seward

Head of Space Strategy & Future Business,
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

Dr Craig Brown

Investment Director

Nikolai Khlystov

Lead for Future of Space,
World Economic Forum