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TEAM

We are proud of our staff's ability to innovate and think creatively about the space missions we are developing. Skykraft personnel have direct experience in the design and construction of both large and small spacecraft and their systems. It is this diversity of skills and the challenge of identifying novel approaches and partnerships that bring our spacecraft missions to life.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS


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AVM (RETD) 
MARK SKIDMORE

Chairman

Chairman of Skykraft, Director Swift Aerospace Consulting, Non-executive Director of Qinetiq Australia and Non-executive Director of TAE Aerospace. Former Air Commander Australia, Fast Jet Pilot and Test Pilot, and former CEO of Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

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DR MICHAEL FRATER

Chief Executive Officer

Over 20 years in space, cyber security including leading very large infrastructure projects.

Director, Canberra Innovation Network, Former Rector and Professor at UNSW Canberra

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DR. DOUG GRIFFIN

Chief Engineer

Former Head of Space Systems Engineering at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories, including lead payload systems engineer of various NASA and ESA missions.

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DR. CRAIG BENSON

Chief Innovation Officer

Former Senior Lecturer in Electronic Warfare and Navigation Systems, UNSW Canberra. Former RAAF Engineering Officer with over 20 years experience in Aerospace systems.