Jason is an internationally experienced early-stage venture builder, and investor deeply involved in the space industry. In 2017, joined ESA’s Business Applications Team as an investor. ESA Business Applications provides ESA’s support for the commercialisation of space assets (Drones, Quantum, Agritech, Fintech, ESGs, etc). The programme is offered across 19 countries. Jason heads up access to finance in particular working in partnership with Venture Capital and Business Angel funds, occasionally for co-investment opportunities. A former Chief Technology Officer; Over 20-years Leadership; Over 10-years technology development (Aerospace, BioTechnology, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, Enterprise, Education Technology); Mentor and Educator; Entrepreneur; Inventor; Engineer, Scientist; PhD; Fluent English; UK National.