The Team

  • Dr Lucy Berthoud Chair

    Dr Lucy Berthoud has worked for 25 years in Spacecraft research and in industry. She is a senior teaching fellow at the University of Bristol in the Aerospace Engineering department. She also works at Thales Alenia Space UK spacecraft manufacturers in the Spaceflight Systems department as a senior systems engineer on Mars Sample Return Missions, Nanosats, Lunar dust experiments and Planetary Protection. She is co-leading the University of Bristol CubeSat programme and is Chair of the Space Universities Network. She has also worked at NASA and the European Space Agency. She holds a ‘Best of Bristol lecturer’ and University of Bristol Education Awards.

  • Andrew GlesterAndrew Glester Coordinator

    A passionate and experienced Producer, Director, Project Manager, Radio presenter, host and Marketing Professional operating across several industries, juggling a variety of projects. Specialties: production, promotion, directing, marketing, management and putting on events such as BBC The Blue Planet Live! and Polar.

  • PJS WebPaul Smith Web Developer

    Paul is a Bristol-based web developer with more than 20 years experience in software support and web development. He has worked in both the private and education sectors, including 15 years in IT Services at the University of Bristol, producing numerous commercial and educational websites for a wide range of clients and audiences.