Nick Shave

Nick Shave

Managing Director, Astroscale
United Kingdom

Nick was appointed Managing Director of the Astroscale UK business in June 2022, bringing 30 years space sector experience to Astroscale. He is the industry Chair of the In-Orbit Servicing & Manufacturing Working Group and was formerly Chair of UKspace, the trade association of the UK space industry, from 2020 to 2022. He joined Astroscale from Inmarsat, the global satellite operator, where he was Vice President of Strategic Programmes.

Prior to joining Astroscale, Nick delivered significant business growth and operational results whilst performing various senior management, engineering and sales roles at Inmarsat, CGI, Logica and at the UK MOD Defence Research Agency.

Nick is educated to MBA level and holds a Masters in Spacecraft Technology & Satellite Communications from University College London. He has published several technical papers at global conferences with a focus on space security. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

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