UK’s space expert Richard Peckham announced as keynote speaker for ‘Space is Open for All Business’ event.

Richard is a director at Alden Adviser Ltd, having recently left Airbus where he was Strategy and Business Development Director for the space activities of Airbus in the UK. Richard has also just stepped down as Chairman of UKspace, the space trade association and VP Space for the industry association ADS, though which he led the industry’s interaction with government on issues such as Brexit and Industrial Strategy.  Richard was also co-founder and is co-chair of the Satellite Finance Network (SFN) which was set up to connect investors with space entrepreneurs.  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. He will address the OI Space Incubator cohort, interns from the University of Southampton and partners to this exciting programme during a special Gala Dinner on 14th June at the new Fareham Innovation Centre conference facilities.