Come join the first STC quaterly meeting of 2023 on Wednesday 22 March 2023 at techUK's London office. 

The joint techUK/UKspace Satellite Telecommunications Committee meets quarterly to consider matters related to satellite telecoms from research and development, including the European ARTES programme, to services and applications including the provision and marketing of satellite broadband, satellite IOT, and broadcasting infrastructure and services both in the UK and overseas.

The Committees work together with the techUK Communications and Policy Council, especially on spectrum issues. techUK members may also like to consider joining the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.

The Committee is chaired by Jon Wakeling, BT - Roy Dalton, CGI and Kumar Singarajah, Astroscale are Vice Chairs. 

Draft Agenda 


Agenda Item  


11:00 – 11:10 

Welcome & Intro  

Jon Wakeling, STC 

11:10 – 11:20  

UKspace update  

Colin Baldwin, UKspace 

11:30 – 11:40 

techUK update  

Manuel Marti, techUK 

11:40 – 12:00 

UK Space Agency update  

Henny Sands, UKSA 

12:00 – 12:20 

Internal discussion: Future Strategy STC 


12:20 – 12:40 

WRC-23 update  

Kumar Singarajah, STC 

12:40 – 13:00 

Member showcase (2x10 min) 

  • CGI 
  • The Smith Institute 



Close and Networking Lunch  



Sophie James

Sophie James

Head of Telecoms and Spectrum Policy, techUK

Mia Haffety

Mia Haffety

Programme Manager - Telecoms and Net Zero, techUK

Tales Gaspar

Tales Gaspar

Programme Manager, UK SPF and Satellite, techUK

Matthew Wild

Programme Assistant - Markets, techUK