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Better Satellite World Podcast: Managing Procurement, People and Everything in Between

This summer, SSPI brings you a series of guest interviewers who will interview our latest space & satellite industry guests. For the second episode, we hear from Sharon Parker-Lines, Deputy Managing Directory and Operations Director at Astroscale Ltd. Sharon is interviewed by Jessica Ratty, Founder of HALO Marketing PR & Communications.

Jessica Ratty is the Founder and leader of Halo PR and Comms; a communications agency that works with leaders in technology, deep tech, AI, Low Earth Orbit, deep space, fashion tech, out-of-home, fin tech, entertainment and social transformation industries globally and for the betterment of societies across the world. She founded HALO while working as a BBC Expert Woman contributor for the past 6.5 years. Before founding HALO, Jessica served as Managing Directory of the Cornwall Camper Company, Head of Public Relations at Crowdfunder and Communications Manager for Seachange, among other positions. 

Sharon Parker-Lines is Deputy Managing Director and Operations Director for Astroscale Ltd. (Astroscale UK), the UK subsidiary of Astroscale, a position she has held for nearly 3 years. She joined Astroscale with more than 20 years of experience in operations, specializing in human resources, finance, production, commercial and strategic planning. As Operations Director, she manages and oversees the support functions of the Astroscale UK business, including finance, human resources, IT, administration and procurement, as well as managing the resource resquirements of the wider engineering team. Before joining Astroscale, Sharon served as Centre Director for the Oxford Centre for Innovation and for nine years as Chief Operating Officer of Bonnier Books UK, a global publishing company.




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