Owen Hawkins

Operations Director

Owen Hawkins joined Earth-i in September 2015 as Operations Director. Owen has a wealth of experience in the space industry, including several years developing, selling and delivering Earth Observation data and analytics to customers across the globe. Owen leads Earth-i’s highly qualified operations team.

Prior to joining Earth-i, Owen was the Senior Business Development Manager at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), guiding product development and helping SSTL’s customers to make optimal use of their satellites. He previously worked as a Business Development Manager for DMC International Imaging (DMCii), that managed the Disaster Monitoring Constellation and provided satellite images and value-added services to clients globally.

Owen has an MSc in Nanoscale Science and Technology, and a BSc in Physics and Electronics, both from the University of Leeds.

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“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipat...