SPAN operates an open membership to its working groups. Please contact email@example.com to join one of the working groups. Membership of the SPAN board is outlined in the Terms of Reference for SPAN. The board comprises of the Chair of SPAN, the Chairs of each of the Working Groups, representatives of universities contributing to the funding of SPAN, and representatives of UKSA, government fund laboratories and UKRI.
Professor in Astrobiology and Space Instrumentation
Professor Kate Robson-Brown, Co-Chair of SPAN
Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Engineering Mathematics;
Professor of Biological Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology;
Director of the Jean Golding Institute, Jean Golding Institute
Professor Carole Haswell
Professor of Astrophysics and Chair to the Space Science and Exploration Working Group
Professor Stephen Hobbs
Chair of the Engineering and Technology Working Group, Director, Cranfield Space Research Centre, Cranfield University
Dr Nic Walton
Chair of the Data and Analysis Working Group, University of Cambridge
Dr Anna Hogg
Chair of the Earth Observation Working Group, University of Leeds
Professor John Remedios
Director, National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), University of Leicester
Dr Sarah Beardsley
Chair of the UKRI Space Coordination Group; Director, RAL Space, STFC RAL
Dr Colin Vincent
Head of Astronomy Division and ESO Council UK delegate, STFC
Dr Andrew Lawrence
Head of Engineering, Capability Delivery, EPSRC
BEIS Space Directorate
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has established the Space Directorate.
UKSA Growth Directorate
Members from the Growth Directorate in Industrial Strategy, Regional Growth, Technology or specific applications areas attend as appropriate.
Chairs of UKSA advisory committees
The Chairs of SPAC, STAC and EOAC are invited to attend the Board meeting
SPAN has coordinated a workshop for its members to engage with Government (civil and defence) and UK Space to discuss opportunities for dual-use of technology, missions and applications. Outputs from the workshop will feed into a UK Space...