Space Investment Forum speakers

Picture of Lord Willetts, Chairman of UK Space Agency

Rt Hon Lord Willetts FRS
Chair of UK Space Agency and President of the Resolution Foundation

Lord Willetts was appointed Steering Board Chair in April 2022. Lord Willetts is the President of the Resolution Foundation. He served as the Member of Parliament for Havant (1992-2015), as Minister for Universities and Science (2010-2014) and previously worked at HM Treasury and the No.10 Policy Unit.

He has held a range of Chair and Board positions across the space and science sector. He sits as the current Chair of the Foundation for Science and Technology, and was formerly Chair of the British Science Association, Non-executive director on the Board of Surrey Satellites, member of the Space Policy Advisory Board for the EU External Action Service and of the ESA Expert Group on the Future of Space in Europe.

He is a visiting Professor at Kings College London and an Honorary Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.