Geoff Sawyer
Position or Role: 
EARSC

Day & Session

Plenary session 3

Subject Title

The experience of the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC)

Brief Bio

Geoff is Secretary General of EARSC having held senior management positions in the space industry and numerous representative positions in the UK and Europe. Geoff was the radar systems engineer responsible for the ERS-1 synthetic aperture radar and after many steps was, until 2011, EADS Vice President Corporate Strategist for Space. In addition to his extensive industrial experience, Geoff spent three years working for the European Commission where he was responsible for supporting the creation of the GMES initiative (now Copernicus).