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Christian_Oct13_bw101Christian Patouraux

CEO and Board Director

22 years of satellite business and technology experience
Measat, O3B, SES, EADS, Hughes, Boeing
Msc Eng, MBA Insead


Jacques-Samuel Prolon

Executive VP – Corporate Development

17 years of senior operational positions in high growth startup environment and telecom consulting – MBA AGSM, Ms Eng INT France

Robert Perpall

Chief Technical Officer

36 years of satellite design and Manufacturing experience
SES, Boeing, Hughes, Measat, Ms Eng Univ. South California

Cyril Annarella

Chief operating officer and co-founder

21 years of technology strategy and marketing at Gemalto, European Space Agency, Ms. Aerospace Engineering (ISAE France/Univ. of Texas at Austin), MBA Chicago-Booth AXP13


Michael Alex

Chief Commercial Officer

8 years of pre-sales and solution architecture at Supremesat and O3B Networks
B Eng Medeleev University Moscow


Laurene Chapus-Fournier

Finance Director

14 years of experience in financial control and treasury CMG-CMA, Lafarge, Renault
MA Economics University of Limerick, MBA IAE (France)

Lakshminarasimhan Sundarrajan

Director – Ground Systems

13 years of satellite technology, pre-sales and operations
Bharti-Airtel and MEASAT

John Neville

Advisor – Finance

20 years in Satellite communications
Former McKinsey
SPAR Aerospace, Founder GS Telecom
MBA Stanford University

Non-executive directors

James Gould

Board Director and Chairman

Partner at Caniwi Capital (New Zealand)
17 years of corporate finance experience
Former investment banker at Lehman Brothers and Nomura
MBA INSEAD (France), BCA/LLB (Victoria University of Wellington)

marcrigollex101Mark Rigolle

Board Director and Co-Founder

22 years of Satellite and Telecom business, finance and strategy Experience
ex-CEO O3b, ex CFO SES, ex CFO Belgacom
Masters of Economics

candacex101Chris Vonwiller

Board Director

30 years in senior management and board roles in communications and information technology. Chairman of Appen Limited (ASX:APX), previously foundation board member of Intelsat Limited. Formerly Chairman of The Warren Centre of Advanced Engineering (University of Sydney), and Chairman and President of the Pacific Telecommunication Council
BSc, BE (Honours) (Sydney), MBA (Macquarie), FIE (Aust), FTSE

Guy Walker

Board Director

Highly accomplished director and senior investment management executive with over 20 years financial markets experience. He has extensive Corporate Governance experience having spent over 10 years in the positions of  Director or Company Secretary of a range of  globally diverse, listed and unlisted companies.

David Ereira

Board Director

David Ereira is a practicing lawyer based in London. He is a partner in a global law firm headquartered in the US. Over the last 35 years he has worked on some of the most complex and high profile corporate transactions across a  variety of sectors including telecoms and financing. He has held a number of non-executive roles both as director and chair.