Adrian Weir appointed Chair of Telespazio UK Board of Directors

Telespazio UK announces the appointment of Adrian Weir as the Chair of the Telespazio UK Board of Directors.

27 April 2023 08:00

Since July 2021, Adrian has been Finance Director of Leonardo UK Ltd. Prior to this, he was Finance Director Leonardo Electronics Division, leading an international finance team based in the UK, Italy and USA.

Having started his career with GEC Marconi in 1990, Adrian has moved through various professional development roles, holding a range of senior leadership positions. He is a member of various Leonardo UK Boards and was previously a Board member of Leonardo Electronics Inc, Leonardo TTI Inc and an external member of Enginuity’s Audit Committee. Adrian is also Chair of the Assurance Internal Control Committee. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Telespazio UK is excited to have Adrian’s experience and expertise available to its board.

Adrian Weir said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Chair of the Telespazio UK Board of Directors. This is an exciting time for the UK space industry, with military and commercial applications set to play a vital role in the future prosperity of the UK. I look forward to working with the Telespazio Group CEO, Luigi Pasquali, Telespazio UK CEO, Mark Hewer, and the rest of the UK board members.”

Telespazio UK CEO, Mark Hewer, added: “Leonardo is the majority shareholder in Telespazio and Adrian’s appointment is incredibly positive for Telespazio in the UK. Telespazio has been operating in the UK for many years and we are now in an exciting era with the UK Government’s space strategy and the growth in both commercial and defence space capabilities. We look forward to working with Adrian to ensure that Telespazio UK is best prepared to collaborate with both the UK Government and our international customers and partners on their future pioneering missions.”