CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult
Tuesday 23 May, 2017
10.05 – 10.20
The integration of satellite data into geospatial
Stuart was appointed CEO of the Satellite Applications Catapult in January 2013. Prior to this appointment, Stuart was a partner at Logica (now CGI), a large European business technology company where he was responsible for the worldwide space business, turning over more than £50M annually and employing over 300 staff, a position he had held since 2006.
During his time at Logica, Stuart held a range of engineering and management functions, mainly in the fields of satellite navigation and meteorological processing before moving onto more strategic business roles in 2003. More recently, Stuart held the position of Vice Chair of UK Space, the UK trade association for space business, was a member of the council of Eurospace (the European equivalent), and was three-time chair of UK judges for the annual European Satellite Navigation Competition, also known as the Galileo Masters.
Stuart holds a BSc in Physics (first class) from Imperial College and, in 2013, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, and the Institute of Physics.