Mr Alex da Silva Curiel
Regional Head Business Development and Sales, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Alex da Silva Curiel is a recognised expert on small satellite mission capabilities, markets and their applications, and has been involved in the small satellite revolution since 1989 working on 70 small satellite missions.
Alex holds a B.Eng. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a M.Sc. degree in Satellite Engineering from the University of Surrey, and is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).
He is the co-chair for the International Astronautical Congress Small Satellite Symposium, for which he received a distinguished service award in 2021, and is a member of several other conference technical and international committees.
Alex has been employed by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. since 1989 and currently is responsible for international business development, previously holding positions in communications systems engineering, systems engineering, Head of Research and Development, and as Group Technical Director. Alex has strong interests in the small satellite market and their application in commercial and government missions.