Craig Clark, MBE, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
AAC Microtec/Clyde Space

Craig has a BEng in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Glasgow and an MSc in Satellite Engineering from the University of Surrey. After 11 years at a major space company in SE England, Craig returned to Glasgow and founded Clyde Space Ltd. Clyde Space launched Scotland’s first satellite in 2014 and has established itself as one of the most successful suppliers of small satellites in the world. In January 2018, Clyde Space merged with Swedish listed company AAC Microtec, and the combined company continues to grow and develop cutting-edge products for the small satellite market, in particular in the area of tiny satellites called ‘CubeSats’. In June 2013, Craig was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to Innovation and Technology and, in 2017, the company won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation Category.


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