Speakers - Leeds

Below you will find details of all confirmed speakers for the event in Leeds in March.

If you are interested in a speaking opportunity or providing a pitch, please contact us at: customer.service@dods-events.com

Ruth Bretts

Deputy Head of Space Department for Business and Trade

Dr Craig Brown

Director of Investment
UK Space Agency

Bod Buckby

Head of UK Primary Markets - North
London Stock Exchange

Dr Phil Carvil

Head of Clusters - NW
Science and Technology Facilities Council
UK Research and Innovation

Meganne Christian

Reserve Astronaut
Exploration Commercialisation Lead
UK Space Agency

Sanjeev Gordhan

General Partner
Type One Ventures

Sarah Gregory

Commercial Director
Slipstream Design

Duncan Hoyland

Partnership Manager
Department for Business and Trade

Dan Jones

Future Markets Lead
UK Space Agency

Richard Lowe

Chief Technology Officer (interim)
Satellite Applications Catapult

Simon Reid

Managing Director
UK branch of D-Orbit

Mandy Ridyard

Mayor’s Business Advisor to Mayor Tracy Brabin
Chair Space Hub Yorkshire Financial Director, Produmax

Kelvin Shek

Cluster Development Manager of Space Hub Yorkshire
Project Lead of Space North

Robin Sie-Verbruggen


Balazs Slezak

Wozify Engineering Group

Philip Thomas

Head of the ScaleUp Programme
Commercialisation Directorate, ESA

Rt Hon Lord Willetts FRS

Chair of UK Space Agency
President of the Resolution Foundation