Mr Richard Peckham

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Richard Peckham is Strategy and Business Development Director for the space activities of Airbus Defence & Space in the UK having worked in the aerospace sector for the last 30 years in a range of senior engineering and management positions.

In his current post, he leads business acquisition, manages the company relationship with government and leads on national strategy. Richard is a member of the UK Space Leadership Council, is a member of the UKspace trade association Executive, having previously been chairman and VP Space for the industry association ADS, a founding director of ISIC (the International Space Innovation Centre), co-founder / co-chair of the Satellite Finance Network and has served on UK Trade & Investment advisory boards. 

Richard holds a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Master’s in Business Management is a chartered engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation.