Will Whitehorn has today become Co-chair of the Space Sector Council, as part of his new appointment as President of UKspace. He takes over the role on the Space Sector Council from predecessor Andy Green.
Will has a vast amount of experience in the space sector, having formerly been President of Virgin Galactic, where he played a central role in the development and concept of commercial spaceflight. He now holds several non-executive roles at companies and organisations including the Royal Air Force, Good Energy PLC, Stagecoach Group PLC, AAC Clyde Space and Scottish Event Campus Ltd. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was also awarded the 2010 Geoffrey Pardoe RAeS Space Award for services to the space industry.