While the majority
of RAL Space's work is for the UK Space Agency and other government
organizations, a significant and growing portion is sourced through
industry, international cooperation including NASA, JAXA and ISRO or
under contract to the European Space Agency (ESA). The space
industry is a highly collaborative environment; we rely on the strong
network of UK and international partners on which to build success.
for developing and maintaining these relationships resides within our
business development team who are also responsible for generating new
opportunities to help deliver and support RAL Space's strategic
objectives, working closely with the RAL Space commercial, research,
technical and delivery teams.
The business development team encompasses skills in
opportunity development, customer relationship management, bid teaming
and associated bid process management, providing a primary point of
contact for organizations wishing to know more about RAL Space and
In common with other members of the
STFC business development community the RAL Space business development
team are employed by the Business and Innovation Directorate (BID), providing a link to the wider STFC capability and external relationship base.
Head of Business Development