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Reconcialiation Week at Gilmour Space

IGNITING PASSION.

Gilmour team photo taken with the Yugambeh language group on the Gold Coast on National Reconciliation Week 2022.

TEAM HEADS

Adam Gilmour, CEO Gilmour Space

20-year bank MD turned space entrepreneur who believes that New Space will benefit greatly from having more affordable & dedicated access to space.

ADAM GILMOUR

Co-Founder &

Chief Executive Officer

James Gilmour, co-founder of Gilmour Space

15 years in business development driving Gilmour's engagement with government, academia and industry. Active member & advisor at the SIAA, NSSA & QSF.

JAMES GILMOUR

Co-Founder &

Head of Launch Operations

A chartered accountant with 20+ years of experience in finance across the energy, financial and software industries, helping drive small companies scale and prosper into global operations.

ASHLEY HASFORTH

Chief Financial Officer

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25 yrs of senior leadership in engineering, supply
chain, operations, strategic business planning, workforce design &
procurement across a number of industries incl. the aerospace, automotive & military sectors.

MARK MAUCERI

Chief of Staff

A lawyer by profession but a scientist at heart, James has 20+ years as a lawyer advising on large scale resources projects and new developments.

JAMES MINCHINTON

General Counsel 

Gilmour Space team head

15+ years of experience in the design, development, testing and launch of different propulsion and launcher technologies in the European private sector and institutional projects.

ELEAZAR GONZALEZ CASAS

Chief Engineer

Gilmour Space team head

15+ years as a Defence Program Manager in the private & public sectors, and an Air Force Test Pilot. Experienced with hypersonic/orbital launch vehicles, satellite communications and sensors.  

DAVID DOYLE

Director of Launch Vehicles & Satellites

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20+ years of manufacturing experience across the nuclear, aerospace, automotive and power generation sectors in the UK.

MATTHEW HALSTEAD

Head of Production - Manufacturing

12+ years in satellite and launch vehicle engineering in Australia. Kody is also the Head of Software, Electrical, GNC and Avionics at Gilmour Space.

KODY COOK

Head of Satellites

A tradesman turned engineer turned program manager, Chris has 10+ years of local and international experience in engineering design, project management and advanced manufacturing across the aerospace, manufacturing and defence sectors.

CHRIS BRANDL

Head of Launch Vehicles

Gilmour Space team head

12+ years of experience in Design and Project Management in the Aerospace, Automotive and Defence sectors in Australia and Germany.

SONIA HEGDE

Program Manager,

Defence Programs

Gilmour Space sales head

20+ years experience in aerospace multinational corporations and start ups, including business development, account management and program management in the civil and defence sectors.

DAVID JERVIS

Head of Sales

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13+ years’ experience in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, providing advice and actioning initiatives in both the public and private sectors. BBus, DipLM

CARLY ALLEN

Human Resources Manager

Gilmour Space director

20+ years in HNW investments marketing, research and communications in the banking and media industries before becoming a director at Gilmour Space.

MICHELLE GILMOUR

Director & Head of  Communications

BOARD MEMBERS & ADVISORS 

Rick Baker, Blackbird
BOARD MEMBER

Rick Baker is Co-founder of Australian venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures, which led Gilmour Space's Series A round and co-invested in their Series B and C rounds.

RICK BAKER

Martin Duursma, Main Sequence (A CSIRO Innovation Fund)
BOARD MEMBER

Martin Duursma is Partner at Main Sequence Ventures (CSIRO Innovation Fund), which led Gilmour Space's Series B funding and co-invested in the Series C.

MARTIN DUURSMA

Brett Rome, Fine Structure Ventures
BOARD OBSERVER

Brett Rome is Managing Partner at Fine Structure Ventures, a venture capital fund affiliated with the parent company of Fidelity Investments, which led Gilmour Space's Series C.

BRETT ROME

Professor Dava Newman

Professor Dava Newson was former Deputy Administrator of NASA, and the current Apollo Professor of Astronautics & Engineering Systems at MIT 

ADVISOR

PROF DAVA NEWMAN

Jackie Taranto

Jackie Taranto is the Economic Commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission, with 30+ years in technology, advanced manufacturing, investments & more.

ADVISOR

JACKIE TARANTO

Paul Bini

Paul Bini has over 25-years’ experience advising at the intersection of business, economic development, government, policy and politics across Australia.

ADVISOR

PAUL BINI

PARTNERS

OUR PARTNERS

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