Adina Gillespie

Head of Applications
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Adina is currently SSTL’s Head of Earth Observation and Science Applications. She is an Earth observation specialist that started analyzing pixels in satellite imagery and is now focused on developing and implementing projects that enable institutional uptake of Earth Observation for delivering better public sector services. Her major projects have incorporated diverse local and international stakeholders from industry, government and academia. Adina has also been a driver for institutional uptake of Earth Observation for UK Government and has managed various international capacity building initiatives. Before joining SSTL, Adina was responsible for the UK operational contribution of satellite imagery to the International Charter for Space and Major Disasters. Adina is a member of the Earth Observation Advisory Committee to the UK Space Agency and serves on the Satellite Applications Catapult Regional Centres Advisory Board.