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IGNITING PASSION.

Gilmour team photo taken Feb 2021 with visiting Australian Space Agency head, Enrico Palermo.

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

12+ years experience in aerospace engineering including testing, spacecraft development and production. MBA, licensed commercial pilot, flight instructor & UAS operator.

NICK LINDSAY

Chief of Staff

20+ years senior leadership roles in oil & gas, mining, financial services, and diversified businesses for public listed and private companies. B.Acc., Chartered Accountant CAANZ.

CHRIS HALL

Chief Financial Officer

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

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

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

Program Manager - Launch Vehicles

12+ years of experience in hybrid and liquid orbital rocket propulsion and hypersonic development for commercial and tactical space applications.

DR MATHEW BRICALLI

Head of Propulsion

30+ years developing capabilities for the defence, aerospace and commercial sectors for global prime organisations.

DR MICHAEL WILSON

Head of Avionics, Software & GNC

9+ years experience in engineering design, project management and advanced manufacturing in the aerospace, manufacturing  and defence sectors in Australia, Germany, and Switzerland.

CHRIS BRANDL

Head of Mechanical Engineering

18 years in designing avionics systems and leading on-board embedded software development for European launcher studies and flight programs.

STEFANO CAPOROSSI

Principal Systems Engineer, Chief Engineer

15+ years designing and building small satellites in Europe for commercial, institutional and government missions.

SHAUN KENYON

Satellite Program Manager

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

MATTHEW HALSTEAD

Head of Production - Manufacturing

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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

Head of Supply Chain

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

CARLY COLLINS

Human Resources Manager

Experienced in startups, law, finance and New Space, the Corporate Operations team is responsible for legal matters, regulatory risk, governance, administration and other corporate functions.

ROSIE WALL

Head of Corporate Operations

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 Corporate Sales

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

David Goodrich

David Goodrich is Executive Director of Silver Spirit Partners, and has deep experience in advising defence, government, public and private sectors.

ADVISOR

DAVID GOODRICH

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

 

OUR PARTNERS

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