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.

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.

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.

Ben Dorset

Head of Astronomy

YORP effect researcher.

MPhys Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Kent.

Joel Burkin

Head of Astrogeology

Exploration geologist and strategic resource analyst, British Geological Survey.

BSc Geology from James Cook University.

Stewart Leech

Head of IT

National magazine designer.

BA Hons Graphic Design from the University of Central Lancashire.

Elijah Puscas

Head of Investor Relations

Tech-savvy astronomy nut with 3 years' experience in business operations and development.

MA European Affairs and Project Management from Babes-Bolyai University.

Daniel Niblett

Head of Process Engineering

PhD Researcher on optimisation of multiphase flow and transport in fuel cells using numerical simulations.

MEng Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience in the pharmaceutical industry