Director of Growth
UK Space Agency
Catherine is the Director of Growth at the UK Space Agency. She joined from the Home Office in January 2012 to lead work on the Agency’s goal of growing the UK space sector. This includes work to build the foundations of the sector’s growth, ranging from national infrastructure to a skilled workforce; from basic science through technology to applications; and developing a consistent industrial and investment policy. Catherine has led on the work to develop the UK Space Gateway at Harwell as a focal point for the UK ambition for the space sector; she initiated the Space for Smarter Government Programme and developed the range of work which the Agency now undertakes at the local level.
1:55 pm - 2:15 pm
Flooding, fishing and fission! Satellite applications for public sector decisions
Theatre: Infrastructure and Growth
Whether monitoring the impact of new infrastructure projects, assisting emergency responders during disasters, measuring compliance with legislation or improving environmental management, satellite applications can transform traditional ways of working, stimulate economic growth and meet public sector challenges. Come and hear how the UK Space Agency’s growth plans and Space for Smarter Government Programme can help industry and government embrace space.