Skills Manager, Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd
Kathie is the Skills Manager for the Satellite Applications Catapult, which she joined from the UK Space Agency. She works with partners across the sector (in industry, academia, and government) through her leadership of and involvement with the Space Skills Advisory Panel. Coming from a geology and Earth Observation background, she has worked in industry, academia, and government for over 40 years. A champion of skills for space, she is passionate about ensuring that the space sector is welcoming and truly inclusive. One of the initiatives she leads is the National Space Placements in INdustry (SPIN) scheme which connects bright and motivated students with placements in companies and other space sector organisations.