Vicky Montag

Director, Discover Space UK and Manager, UK Launch Services Ltd

Vicky Montag is lead Director for Spaceport development at Discover Space UK (DSUK), the operational arm of Machrihanish Spaceport. She is also the chairman of DSUK. Vicky has spent her entire career in science and technology, with roles across the education, R&D and consultancy spaces.

She taught physics and chemistry before becoming moving to the National Physical Laboratory as a research scientist in radiation thermometry. She has over a decade of management experience in the aerospace and manufacturing sectors with customers including the NHS, ESA, Airbus, Thales, Siemens and ABB. Vicky is a member of BSi Committee ACE/068 for standardisation on Space Systems and Operations and sits on the DfT Spaceflight Safety and Regulatory Council.

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