Andy Proctor

Andy Proctor is the Lead Technologist for Satellite Navigation at Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Andy represents Satellite Navigation across all sectors and is the UK lead delegate to the European Space Agency (ESA) Programme Board for Navigation (PBNAV), providing a governance role for ESA activities within the flagship EU Galileo and EGNOS Navigation Systems. Andy also works on a cross-thematic basis in Innovate UK, bringing the benefits of Space technology and data to other Innovate UK teams and the needs of multiple sectors back to the Space team. Andy is the founder and chair of the Cross-government working group on Position Navigation and Timing and also sits on the UK Space/techUK Position Navigation and Timing Committee.

Andy has held engineering and business and consultancy positions within a variety of organisations; military, governmental and commercial, both large and small, for over 20 years. His particular interest is in new product and market entry and has had success in growing businesses during recession. He has experience in multiple sectors including Space, Telecommunications, Defence and Automotive, plus has a large amount of international business experience having worked in the USA, Asia and mainland Europe. Andy is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management and holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Sales and Management.

  • Job title:
    Lead Technologist
  • Company:

    Innovate UK
  • Website Url: