Lucy Edge

Chief Operating Officer. Satellite Applications Catapult

As Chief Operating Officer of the Satellite Applications Catapult Lucy is responsible for supporting enterprises across the UK in understanding and exploiting the potential of space and satellites to create opportunities and transform businesses.

With a background in Physics and Engineering, Lucy’s career to date has involved the launch of satellites from a few kilograms to a few tonnes, building a satellite operations centre in West Cornwall and setting up the Disruptive Innovation for Space Centre with the Catapult team.

Lucy is vice chair of the board of The Royal Mencap Society and a non-executive director on the board of the Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

She is an ardent believer in the Catapult vision “To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites”. Many see the growing space industry as a potential source of economic growth; Lucy also sees it as a way of improving the future for everyone, and of building connections between people and communities that will transform the way we relate to each other.

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7th July 2021

Keynote Theatre

Innovation and Commercialisation: The Future of Space

The role of space in everyday life is evolving and growing. We need to boost commercialisation in the space sector through innovation, access to capital and talent.

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