Lucy Edge

STFC Council member

Lucy Edge is a member of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Council.

Lucy is Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Missions and Executive Director at the Satellite Applications Catapult. She supports innovative enterprises in a range of sectors throughout the UK, helping them to understand and exploit the potential of space to create innovative solutions.

She has a background in physics and engineering and experience of concept to delivery in the commercial space and telecommunications sector. Her experience includes roles at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt and executive management roles at London-based satellite operator Avanti Communications, where she delivered missions to provide communication services spanning continents.

She has a history of developing the space sector to generate sustainable economic growth for the UK, including building and operating a commercial satellite operations centre in Cornwall. She is also a strong advocate for the national space clusters across the UK.

Lucy serves as Chair of the board of directors for the space and artificial intelligence start-up Atheras Analytics, and is Vice Chair of Royal Mencap Society.

Last updated: 2 April 2024

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