speaker profile

Simon Reid, Managing Director

Simon Reid is Managing Director of the UK branch of D-Orbit, where he is responsible for leading D-Orbit’s business and technology development in the UK.

Simon is a business and technical manager with a solid information technology background and 30 years of experience in the space industry, developing system architecture and operational software
systems for clients such as European Space Agency, Eumetsat, Eutelsat, Galileo & the UK Space Agency.

Simon joined D-Orbit in mid-2019 because, in his words, “D-Orbit is a truly interdisciplinary space company with capabilities that cover the whole lifetime of a space mission.” His goal is to contribute to the growth of the UK space industry by identifying and pursuing its untapped potential.