James Barrington-Brown is the Founder of the multinational spacecraft subsystems and component manufacturer, NewSpace Systems. An Electronics Engineering Graduate, James has more than thirty years of experience in the commercial satellite industry. Adept in the areas of leadership and business development, James boasts an impressive and proven track record of supporting demanding international space programmes, securing and leveraging investment, scaling space businesses, incubating start-ups and mentoring entrepreneurs.
After a long career within the European space industry, Mr. Barrington-Brown saw the growing need for space-based services across the African continent and decided to move to South Africa to found NewSpace Systems (NSS) in 2014. Today NSS represents one of the most successful private space companies in Africa.View Company Website >