Meet the Asteroid Prospectors

The Asteroid Mining Corporation is managed by some of the brightest sparks of the Millennial generation, covering a range of disciplines from extraterrestrial economics to spacecraft operations. Meet the UK's first asteroid prospectors.

Management Team

Mitch Hunter-Scullion

CEO & Founder

Pioneering extraterrestrial economist, broadcaster and registered political lobbyist for the space mining industry. Member of The Hague International Space Resources Governance Working Group.

BA Hons International Relations and History from Liverpool Hope University.

Jacob Lam

Chief Financial Officer

Distressed debt broker in
City of London.

MSc Finance and Law from
Queen Mary University of

Ben Dorset

Chief Scientific Officer

YORP effect researcher.

MPhys Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Kent.

Subham Kumar Gupta

Chief Technical Officer

3 years’ experience in mechanical space systems: lunar mission SRMSAT-2, asteroid retrieval.

MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University.

Stewart Leech

Chief Design Officer

National magazine designer.

BAHons Graphic Design from the University of Central Lancashire.

Jeremy Soper

Chief Operations Officer

6 years’ experience R&D in the Roadrail industry; now seeking to make his mark off the planet.

MEng Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering First Class Honours with Distinction from the University of Cambridge.

Board of Advisors

Robert J. Morris FBIS

Engineer and manager experienced in all aspects of spacecraft and ground station development from design through to production and launch. Northern Space Consortium Board Member and Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society.