Nick Shave • Vice President, Strategic Programmes • Inmarsat

Nick is a member of the leadership team within Inmarsat’s Global Government business unit, providing satellite communications services to support the missions of over 80 governments around the world including all “5-Eyes” and NATO nations. At Inmarsat, Nick is responsible for engagement with senior government customers and the delivery of government strategic programmes around the world. These programmes include satellite communications services for critical public safety applications. Nick has led a distinguished career of 25 years in the European space industry in leading roles on a number of programmes such as the UK MOD Skynet military satcom system and the EU Galileo satnav programme. In July 2020, Nick was appointed Chair of UKspace, the trade association representing the British space industry. In this role, he works across government, industry, academia, and with other international space agencies to promote the UK space sector.