We welcome Mr. Andy McGarry in the role of Business Development Executive for SSC Engineering Services. Over the coming months Andy will be supporting key strategic proposal and bid work in the Netherlands, Spain and Germany as well as providing occasional management assistance to the existing Dutch management team.
Andy joins us after 4.5 years with Serco Nederland following over 22 years with Telespazio/VEGA UK. He has almost 17 years of spacecraft operations and systems engineering experience working for international clients and organisations in Europe and the US, as well as 10 years of sales, business development and management experience.
Since 2006 he has supported and managed numerous ESTEC frame contracts, and prior to that worked on a variety of spacecraft missions such as Galileo, Ulysses, Inmarsat and Skynet. Andy has a degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Southampton University, and a Masters in Systems Architecture and Engineering from the University of Southern California.
"I am delighted to join the Aurora and LSE Space executive teams to help them realise their ambitious targets for continued growth as a leading supplier of specialist engineering and scientific expertise."
In his spare time Andy enjoys 5-a-side football, mountain biking, skiing and scuba diving as well as international travel and cuisine. Originally from Northern Ireland, Andy now lives in Leiden, NL where he also enjoys pub quizzing and improving his Dutch language skills.