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:
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.
Dr Mickael Laine
Chief Robotics Engineer
Assistant Professor, Space Robotics Lab, Tohoku University.
PhD Space Exploration Robotics from Tohoku University, MEng Mechanical Engineering from Sorbonne Université de Paris IV.
Chief Operations Officer
7 years R&D in the Roadrail industry; 3 years designing, building, and test flying experimental aircraft; now seeking to make his mark off the planet.
MEng MA (Cantab) Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering First Class Honours with Distinction from the University of Cambridge.
Chief Technical Officer
CEO & Founder, Space Resources Laboratory Ltd. 7 years’ experience in mechanical space systems for lunar mission SRMSAT-2 and asteroid retrieval.
MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University.
Chief Business Development Officer
Co-founder of agritech startup GrowYourOwn Ltd, AccelerateME funding recipient.
BEng Aerospace Engineering from Manchester University.
Head of Investment
Tech-savvy astronomy nut with 5 years' experience in business and cryptocurrency in the City of London.
MA European Affairs and Project Management from Babes-Bolyai University.
Head of Astronomy
YORP effect researcher.
MPhys Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Kent.
Head of Astrogeology
Exploration geologist and strategic resource analyst, formerly of the British and Western Australian Geological Surveys.
BSc Geology from James Cook University.
Head of IT
National magazine designer.
BA Hons Graphic Design from the University of Central Lancashire.
Dr Daniel Niblett
Head of Chemical Engineering
EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow researching multiphase flow and transport in fuel cell porous layers and gas channels.
PhD & MEng Chemical Engineering from Manchester University.